CHERYL REESE Power Marketing Administration Human Resources Shared Service Center Director
CHERYL REESE Power Marketing Administration Human Resources Shared Service Center Director
CHERYL REESE

Power Marketing Administration Human Resources Shared Service Center Director
Western Area Power Administration

Cheryl Reese serves as the Human Resources Director for the Power Marketing Administration Shared Service Center within the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, Department of Energy in January 2021. Reese brings a vast background in innovation, streamlining processes, client relations and organizational psychology. Her role serves Western Area Power Administration, Southwestern Power Administration, and Southeastern Power Administration. As a direct report to the DOE Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer, Reese is as a key member of the Department’s HR executive team.

Reese returns to WAPA after 10 years at General Services Administration where she served 2,500 employees in the West. She directed the Commissions & Boards HR Service Center for 25 executive and legislative branch entities. Prior to GSA, Reese served as a lead human resources specialist with WAPA for nine years as an expert in automated staffing policy, developing innovative policy and streamlining the hiring process.

In each role, Reese has been competitively selected in leadership development programs beginning in her early career at the Bureau of Reclamation, where she expanded her skills as a deputy chief of water operations in Arizona, and as a professional staff member, U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Civil Service, researching HR matters for hearings.

Reese holds a master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in international studies with a minor in communication from the University of Wyoming. Reese is certified with the Human Resource Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.