Kerri began volunteering with the Fire Department in December of 2002. In August 2004, Kerri was hired as a full time code enforcement officer in the Rialto Police Department. In March 2005, Kerri returned to the Fire Department as an inspector.
In January of 2013, she was recruited as Assistant Fire Marshal. Her duties include:
- New construction inspections
- Annual and business license inspections
- Coordinating plan review
- Overseeing the apartment inspection program