Sherl Westlund

Sherl Westlund

Grants Strategy Co-Chair

Sherl has 30 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector and currently holds the position of Executive Director at Diabetes Research WA. Sherl has worked in many areas over her 25 years with DRWA including leadership, management, research funding, strategic development, rebranding, fundraising/promotion and more.

Previously she was the Clinical Coordinator and Health Practitioner at the Northampton Asthma Service whilst President/ Manager for Asthma WA Geraldton Branch.

Sherl is known for being a ‘big picture’ visionary, driven to implement results that will impact on multiple communities and lives locally, nationally and globally. She believes that through fostering and developing trusted collaborations and partnerships, communities can grow, thrive, and change the future.

Additionally, Sherl is a mentor and coach, and works with Blue Dot Army as a not-for-profit advisor.