In a difficult economic climate Cherie Buckner-Webb chose to effect change in a new arena by running for public office in 2010. Her platform included restoration of funding for public schools, sound preservation and conservation practices, and economic growth for Idaho businesses through innovation and education. Her life-long participation in the community made possible an energetic campaign supported by a wide variety of talented volunteers. Elected to the Idaho House of Representatives by a wide margin, Cherie’s message in the Statehouse reflects the same collaborative and visionary goals she emphasizes in her life and work.Buckner-Webb is currently running for the Idaho Senate, District 19.
Cherie Buckner-Webb is the founder and principal of Sojourner Coaching, “Supporting highly motivated women and men to navigate the waters of their lives with purpose.” Cherie, a certified professional coach and consultant, brings a breadth of experience to the practice. Her extensive international business background includes positions in program management, diversity consultation, sales and marketing, business and organizational development, operations, and e-commerce. Her expertise includes cross cultural collaboration, leadership development, facilitation, consultation and coaching for individuals, teams and organizations. In addition to her on-going work in the corporate environment, Cherie assists institutions of higher education in the development of diversity curriculum and training.
Cherie Buckner-Webb is a respected motivational speaker who also uses her voice to raise awareness about diversity, inclusion and human rights topics. She is in high demand for her presentations addressing purpose, success, and responsibility in the business context.
Cherie’s credo, “leave a legacy,” underscores her work in every area of activity and to that end she donates countless hours to a variety of community organizations. She is a founding board member of the Idaho Black History Museum and the winner of numerous awards including the 2005 Jefferson Award for Public Service, in acknowledgement of her history of commitment and devotion to volunteerism in the community.
In addition, Buckner-Webb is an accomplished gospel, jazz and blues vocalist. Cherie has recorded with jazz great Gene Harris, released her debut solo CD, "By His Grace" and received the 2004 State of Idaho Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts .
Buckner-Webb earned a Bachelor of Science in Management and Organizational Leadership from George Fox University, and a Masters of Social Work in Management/Community Planning/Social Work Administration from Northwest Nazarene University.
Cherie is married to the Reverend Henry Webb, has two adult sons, Sean Thompson and Phillip Thompson (Erin) and a granddaughter, Zaida, she adores.
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I have been fortunate to work in a myriad of business environments, corporate and small business enterprises. The broad extent of my professional experience has resulted in a rich history of success achieved through hard work, determination, personal accountability and collaboration. I am a proven leader with extensive business expertise in multiple disciplines. My expertise includes assessment, facilitation, driving organizational change through collaboration with key partners, influencing for results and coaching for system-wide development and change. I will utilize the full complement of these skills in the House of Representatives.
Some may have come to know me through my work as a keynote speaker or vocalist.
Paid for by Cherie Buckner-Webb Senate D-19, Carolyn Boyce, Treasurer
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