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About Dr. Mary Sherwood

Dr. Mary Sherwood

District 4
Term Expires 2020

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  • Appointed in 2018 to fill an unexpired term.
  • Recently retired as President’s Chief of Staff, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • Served in educational administration for the Texas A&M University System for 27 years
  • Responsibilities included higher education policy, legislative funding proposals and communications, campus and strategic planning
  • Monitored compliance with Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board rules
  • Assisted with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accreditation
  • Instrumental in developing the A&M-Corpus Christi Vision 20/20 Strategic Plan
  • Earned a doctorate in higher education administration from Texas A&M University
  • Serves on South Texas Public Broadcasting and Corpus Christi Literary Reading Series boards of directors