Sheryl Raulston worked at Union
Camp/International Paper for 33 years. Her
most recent position was Environmental,
Health and Safety Manager for International
Paper’s Franklin, Virginia paper mill.
Sheryl was responsible for operations of the
effluent treatment system, and
landfill/waste hauling systems. She was
responsible for environmental
compliance/permitting in air, water, solid
waste, hazardous waste, effluent discharges.
She was also responsible for Health/Safety
compliance including management of Medical
Department, Emergency Response and Fire
Protection Systems. Sheryl worked as EHS
lead person through closure of the paper
mill, stayed on as part of the repurposing
team and was part of the startup team for
the Fluff Pulp Mill.
Sheryl graduated from University of
Wisconsin – Stevens Point with a BS Degree
in Paper Science and Engineering in 1980.
Sheryl has served on numerous committees and
Boards during her career in the paper
industry. She was Vice -Chairman of the
Virginia Manufacturer’s Association
Environmental Affairs Committee,
Vice-Chairman of the Virginia Paper Council,
and member (and Chairman) of the Virginia’s
State Air Advisory Board to the State Air
Pollution Control Board. She currently
serves as President of the Western Tidewater
Tennis Association - a USTA non-profit
Community Tennis Association that develops
and manages tennis in Western Tidewater.
Sheryl also serves as the Varsity Girl’s
Head Tennis Coach for Nansemond Suffolk