Terri L. Schreiber is a PhD student at the University of
Colorado, School of Public Affairs (SPA). Prior to attending SPA, Terri earned
a Master's in Public Administration (MPA), a Master's in Business Administration (MBA), and
a Bachelor's degree (BA) in World Political Economy. Her interests span both the private
and public sector.
After earning an MBA and
while working in the corporate sector, Terri volunteered for
non-profit boards. Following her role as a Microsoft "Loaned
Executive" for United Way of King County, Terri left the corporate sector to study public
administration at Harvard's Kennedy School (HKS). While at HKS, Terri studied
leadership development and worked as a course assistant and employee for HKS's
Center for Public Leadership (CPL).
Terri has remained a community volunteer throughout her
career, which began in the Domestic Violence and Mental Health units of the
Denver Legal Aid Society. She currently serves as a mentor for Byrne Urban
Scholars, a program dedicated to helping low income at-risk students reach
their full potential with the goal of graduating from high school and college.
While completing her course work, Terri spent the summers of 2011 and 2012 working with the Department of Defense, Fort Carson. As an intern, she developed a "Community Needs Assessment" survey instrument to understand the leisure needs, preferences, and priorities of active duty personnel and their affiliates. The results were compiled to inform the Chief of Marketing and other Fort Carson leadership how to allocate shrinking budget dollars towards services, activities and programs for Army personnel experiencing multiple deployments to support the Global War on Terror (GWOT).
Terri is also a mother and a member of the Golden Key International