Sheri Freemont

S Freemont picSenior Director, Casey Family Programs, Indian Child Welfare

Sheri Freemont (Turtle Mountain Chippewa/Omaha) is a Senior Director with Casey Family Programs in the Indian Child Welfare Unit, where she focuses on providing technical support to state and tribal jurisdictions to improve outcomes for tribal children and families in child welfare systems, as well as supporting the Indian Child Welfare Act practices in national projects and state forums.   Ms. Freemont previously served as the Director of the Family Advocacy Center and as the Chief Prosecutor for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

Sheri has served as President of the Native American Bar of Arizona, Chair of the Indian Law Section for the State Bar of Arizona, President of the Arizona Tribal Prosecutors Association, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Child Crisis Center of Mesa. Ms. Freemont was appointed to Attorney General Holder’s Violence against Women in Tribal Prosecution Task Force (2011). .

Ms. Freemont is a graduate of Arizona State College of Law, (J.D.), and a Certificate in Federal Indian Law. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Portland, in Portland, Oregon.