District 1

Sherry Wisdom

Councilmember, District 1
Current Term Expires: November 2021

Mailing Address
City of Mesquite
P.O. Box 850137
Mesquite, Texas 75185-0137


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2019 Sherry Wisdom

Retired Educator
Special Education Consultant and Advocate

Mesquite resident since 1997
Spouse: Brett Wisdom
Children: Ashley Wisdom and David Wisdom (both graduates of Poteet High School)

Grand Prairie High School
Associate of Arts Degree from Eastfield College
Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M University
Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction from Texas A&M-Commerce
State of Texas Teacher License/Certifications:
Special Education Early Childhood through 8th grade Certification
General Education Early Childhood through 8th grade Certification

City of Mesquite
City Councilmember – 2019 – Present
Alcott Logistics Station Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 14
Gus Thomasson Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 8
Heartland Town Center Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 11
IH-20 Business Park Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 12
Mesquite Health Facilities Development Corporation
Mesquite Housing Finance Corporation
Mesquite Industrial Development Corporation
Polo Ridge Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 10
Rodeo City Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1
Skyline Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 7
Spradley Farms Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 13
Towne Centre Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 2

Dallas County Cowboy Church
National Federation of Republican Women
Christian Motorcycle Association (CMA)
Crossroad Riders of Mesquite
Mesquite Santa Cop
Bilingual Education Student Organization (BESO)
Country Meadows of Mesquite Community Watch Chairperson
Texas A&M Alumni Association
Student Council Advisor TISD
Kaufman County Crimestoppers Student Advisor
Mentor Teacher for the Teacher Development Advisory Board
SPCA Volunteer
MISD Volunteer

Past Memberships
Vertical Alignment Curriculum Board, TISD
Fern Norville Children’s Center Volunteer
Foreign Exchange Program Host Parent
Country Meadows - Mesquite Crimewatch Street Captain
United Way of North Texas Committee, City of Garland Chairperson
Former President of Dixie Softball
VP of CMYSA (Youth Sports Association)
Leader of Campfire Girls, Lonestar Council
Travel Advisory Board, Neiman Marcus Travel
Girl’s Fastpitch Youth Softball Coach
MISD, PTA Leader/Homeroom Mother

Magna Cum Laude, Texas A&M-Commerce
Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society for Colleges
Teacher of the Year, 2010
Outstanding Leadership Award
Excellence in Teaching Award, Clemson University
Honored Speaker - Bill Martin Jr. Symposium, TAMU-C
Featured Presenter - Language Acquisition & Literacy Development, TAMU-C
2020 Distinguished Alumni & Pillar of the Community, Dallas College Foundation

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