is the Executive Director of the
Minnesota Future Problem Solving
Program (MN FPSP) and has been teaching critical and creative
skills to students and adults since 1985. She is an evaluator for the
state program and has evaluated at the International level, as well.
Cheryl serves on the International FPSP Governing Council. As the director, she strives to expand the Torrance FPSP; training adults, children, and youth in the application of the Creative Problem Solving Process to predictable challenges of the future. Having served 15 years on her local school board, she is able to see the challenges that both teachers and the administration must deal with.
Besides her experience with education, Cheryl sees a side of the business world as she and her husband, Allen, own and operate Al’s Small Engine, an outdoor power equipment shop in southeast Minnesota. Cheryl and Allen also boast 3 successful adult children, 2 granddaughters, and a third baby on the way. Assuring positive futures for these little ones is not a hope but rather a passion.