Congratulations to our Executive Director, Sherrie Tussler, on her 2011 Women of Influence Award for Nonprofit Leadership from the Business Journal!
The award honors her outstanding leadership in the fight against hunger in our local community. We salute and congratulate all of the local role models selected as Women of Influence!
Read Sherrie's profile
|Read about the 2011 Women of Influence|
Sherrie Tussler has been the executive director of Hunger Task Force since 1997. She is our organization’s chief leader. She is a decision maker, lobbyist and fund raiser. She serves as our primary spokesperson.
Sherrie is a manager by training, having received a BS in Management from Cardinal Stritch University. Prior work experiences include founding Hope House, a settlement house for the homeless; serving as a victim witness in a sexual assault treatment program and working with adults with serious mental illness.
Sherrie has lived and worked in Milwaukee since 1988. She grew up in a small town in Southeastern Wisconsin. She credits her father with developing her strong work ethic. She credits past employers and cohorts with developing her commitment to justice. Sherrie is a mother to two beautiful people. Her hobby is restoring Victorian houses.