Cheryl Byrd

Program Manager


location_on 143C Mumford Hall
phone 573-882-3800

Cheryl joined the FRI in August 2019 as Program Manager. She assists with the creation and execution of interactive forums for public utility stakeholders to facilitate innovation, understanding, and education in public utility policy. In this role, Cheryl also works to ensure that program goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, time limitations, funding limitations, or other specifications. Cheryl has spent much of her career in program development and donor/client engagement. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri.

Cheryl is the recipient of the 2023 MU Division of Applied Social Sciences (DASS) Excellence Award. This award recognizes an employee who characterizes excellence in job performance, teamwork and personal qualities.