Rural Economic Development Manager

Sherrye Wyatt is a native Washingtonian who was raised on a farm in the Columbia Basin. She has extensive experience working primarily in agriculture-related industries, including grain, apples, grapes, wine and cider. This has included advocacy work with various organizations ranging from the Northwest Agriculture Business Center in Mount Vernon, Washington to the North American Export Grain Association in Washington, D.C.  Over the years, she has either lived or worked within 16 of the state’s 30 rural counties. Her film background includes establishing the film liaison position for Island County, and then filling the role for more than 10 years. Recent film experience includes The Hour After Westerly and Midday Black Midnight Blue. Sherrye also served two terms on the Washington Filmworks board of directors. She’s a graduate of Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow School of Communications.