Background and Community Activities: Sherrie Saint-Amant is the former Community Relations Business Partner for The TJX Companies, Inc., the world’s largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions. Sherrie supported community engagement efforts across 49 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Sherrie is a past director of the North Shore Workforce Investment Board (WIB) based in Salem, MA. She discovered early on in her career the power of community based organizations to effect positive change. As a YWCA Youth Director, she organized and coordinated activities for rural youth in Maine. Since that time, Sherrie has contributed thousands of volunteer hours to community based anti-racism work in Maine, New York City and the Boston area. Sherrie is a founder of the Melrose, MA Human Rights Commission and a past director of the Melrose Affordable Housing Corporation. She has a degree in International Relations from Clark University.