Dr Sherrie Ryan has a PhD in politics and a law degree. She worked as a criminal and family lawyer with the Legal Services Commission of SA before joining the Family Relationship Centre Port Augusta as Manager/nationally accredited Senior Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner. Sherrie has been mediating with families for over 10 years. She is also a Family Dispute Resolution Chairperson with the Legal Services Commission. Sherrie is committed to working with vulnerable families in her community, and particularly with children and the elderly.