Chernishenko was nominated to the Board in 2018 by Saskatchewan Artistic Swimming and has previously sat on the Sport Funding and Officials Advisory Committees, and served as Vice Chair, Sask Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation in 2019-20.
She also sat on the Sport Funding, Community Funding, Audit and Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan 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 Saskatchewan Artistic Swimming. She is also a synchronized swimming provincial-level judge and national-level referee. Chernishenko was awarded Volunteer of the Year by Saskatchewan Artistic Swimming in 2007 and 2017, as well by Sask Sport in 2014. Canada Artistic Swimming 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.