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Cheryl Leonard (Fed)

Competition Support Specialist

Cheryl Leonard is a Competition Support Specialist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Advanced Manufacturing (OAM), which also serves as the Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office for Manufacturing USA. Cheryl received a B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Prior to joining OAM, Cheryl worked as an Administrative Officer for the National Institute on Aging (NIA), Office of the Scientific Director and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Prior to federal service, Cheryl was a Police Officer with the University of Maryland, College Park Police Department.

At OAM, Cheryl works with federal agency staff to implement and monitor administrative functions for competitions and the award cycle while also serving as a point of contact regarding administrative matters for internal and external stakeholders.

Created October 24, 2023, Updated December 27, 2023