CherylBoard member since 2017

Cheryl Maksymyk joined the Waterloo Aboriginal Centre as the Indigenous Student Services Coordinator in 2014. As the Indigenous Student Services Coordinator, Cheryl is accountable for a range of student advising and support, event planning, and program delivery duties related to Indigenous initiatives administered by St. Paul’s University College. This includes networking and advocacy to build partnerships that enrich the experience of Indigenous students through St. Paul’s University College.

Cheryl graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Masters of Social Work in the Aboriginal Field of Study. Her previous experience includes working with young mothers, Indigenous youth, child and family services, and mental illness.