Danielle Sherman

Danielle Sherman

Healthy Parks and Places Manager

(919) 617-1902
Raleigh, NC

As the Healthy Parks and Places Manager, Danielle Sherman is responsible for advancing the Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities program at the local and national level to increase safe and equitable access to parks. In this role, Danielle will provide technical assistance and coaching to a variety of communities, help to develop the emerging area of Safe Routes to Parks, and advance concrete equity commitments in the field of active transportation.

Before joining the Safe Routes Partnership, Danielle worked at Active Living By Design (ALBD) where she contributed to the development and delivery of technical assistance, virtual and in-person learning activities, communication, and evaluation services to build the capacity of communities to become healthier. During this time, she was a contributing member to the Safe Routes Partnership’s Safe Routes to Healthy Food Task Force and reviewer of the National Recreation and Park Association Safe Routes to Parks Action Framework. Prior to joining ALBD, she served as the Project Manager for Active Routes to School, a partnership between the North Carolina Department of Transportation and the North Carolina Division of Public Health to support Safe Routes to School efforts across the state. Danielle also worked as a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Prevention Service Fellow at the North Carolina Division of Public Health.

Danielle Sherman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Spelman College. She also earned a Master of Public Health in Health Education/Health Promotion from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, where she received the Honor Graduate and Academic Achievement Awards. She currently lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her family and dog.