Sherry Pickering serves as the Executive Director of the Montgomery County Veterans Coalition. She was an active duty spouse for 19 years and is currently the spouse of a 100% disabled veteran. She served the Fort Campbell community through 3 consecutive deployments, as a Battery and a Battalion Family Readiness Group leader, as well as serving on several care teams in service to families of fallen comrades. She is the author of Homefires: War through the eyes of a Military Wife and owner of Just A Wife Publishing. She graduated from Austin Peay State University with a Masters of Social Work. Her volunteer service within the Clarksville community has included work with the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court, Operation Stand Down, SAFE, and with End Slavery in TN. She has served as a commissioner on the Clarksville Housing Authority Board, and currently serves on the TN State Advisory Board for Recovery Courts and sits on both the United for Housing committee and the Clarksville Suicide Prevention Alliance. She is a board member of Aseracare Foundation and the Matthew Walker Sexual Assault Services board. Sherry’s leadership ability and commitment to serve past and present military members and their families has resulted in her receipt of numerous awards including the Molly Pitcher Award, the Citizenship Award, the Dr. Mary Walker Award, APSU Military Alumni Excellence Award, and the TN Governor’s Volunteer Star Award.
CC Wheeler serves as the Communication and Education Specialist for the Montgomery County Veterans Coalition.
After working in the broadcast media field for 20 years, including nine years as a local on-air radio personality, Mrs. Wheeler transitioned to the non-profit sector in 2017, working with domestic violence survivors and the homeless. She served as a Domestic Violence Advocate, Rural Sexual Assault and Abuse Advocate, Program Director for a transitional living facility for homeless families with children, and Executive Director of a non-profit.
Before becoming employed by the Coalition, CC was a member, then a volunteer. She is a member of the United for Housing Committee, and an alumnus of Citizen’s Police Academy.