Ms. Kerns serves as SHEEO's senior director of business and administrative operations. She manages the finances and daily business operations of the association. Kerns is the liaison with the SHEEO Executive Committee and plans the SHEEO Annual Meeting—along with other meetings as needed throughout the year. Gladys worked in administration for four land-grant universities over a 31-year period and for several years in a regional sales office for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. When she is not at the SHEEO office, look for her kayaking on her neighborhood lake, reading, gardening, or playing with her grown children and grandchildren.