Chernishenko was nominated to the board in 2018 by Synchro Saskatchewan and has previously sat on the Sport Funding and Officials Advisory Committees. Chernishenko has been an active member in the Saskatchewan synchronized swimming community for nearly 20 years.
In that time, she has served as the Vice President of Sport Development and Vice President of Finance and Administration for Synchro Saskatchewan. She is also a synchronized swimming provincial-level judge and national-level referee. Chernishenko was awarded Volunteer of the Year by Synchro Saskatchewan in 2007 and 2017, as well by Sask Sport in 2014. Synchro Canada awarded her Grassroots Official of the Year in 2016. Chernishenko has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Regina and more than 35 years of experience as a business consultant for a leading information technology company.