Sherry Thomas-Cloud, Chief Executive Officer joined Family & Children Services in 2016. Prior to joining the agency, she served as Executive Director of the Douglass Community Association in Kalamazoo and Director of the Kalamazoo County Department of Human Services. From 1994 to 1999 she was Child Development Program Manager at Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services, directing Head Start and School Readiness programs. She also served as Interim Director of the Poverty Reduction Initiative (2012) and as Executive Director of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Michigan. Thomas-Cloud has served as a part-time faculty member in the Western Michigan University School of Social Work and Interdisciplinary Health Services, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in social work administration, race and culture, leadership and advocacy, groups and organizations, and health care administration. She earned bachelors and Master’s degrees in Social Work from WMU.