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Cheryl Lynn Jones

ACCESS College Foundation, Program Director

Cheryl L. Jones is presently the Program Director for the ACCESS College Foundation. Her educational background includes an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Tidewater Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Virginia Wesleyan College. She has also completed her Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Academy of Nonprofit Excellence.

Cheryl worked as an administrative assistant at Vandeventer Black, LLP in Norfolk, Virginia for 16 years. In 2000, Cheryl became an ACCESS advisor for the ACCESS College Foundation. Since then, she has transitioned from the Assistant Program Coordinator for the Central Region of Norfolk and Chesapeake, to the Program Director in 2008.

Cheryl is a member of the National College Access Network (NCAN), the Virginia College Access Network (VirginiaCAN), the Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (VASFAA), and the Virginia Association of Counselors, Registrars and Admissions Officers (VACRAO). 

She has also led professional training workshops for NCAN, as well as new aid training for VASFAA. She has held committee positions with VASFAA and VirginiaCAN. Currently, she holds an Advisory Committee position with State Council of High Education for Virginia (SCHEV).