Burrell champions diversity in R.I. government over 25 years

OPENING the door: Cheryl Burrell, associate director of the R.I. Office of Diversity, Equity and Opportunity, has been working to open state government job opportunities to a wider scope of the state’s population since 1993.  / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN
OPENING the door: Cheryl Burrell, associate director of the R.I. Office of Diversity, Equity and Opportunity, has been working to open state government job opportunities to a wider scope of the state’s population since 1993. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN
OVERALL DIVERSITY CHAMPION Cheryl Burrell has spent a quarter-century increasing diversity in state government, starting as director of personnel for then-Attorney General Jeffrey Pine in 1993, and during the last 18 years in the R.I. Department of Administration, the last four as associate director of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Opportunity. “As a woman…
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