Rep. Carl O. Sherman Sr. (D)

Last modified on: 01-11-2019 11:30:44

TX House Representative
(Texas House of Representatives)

Entered Office: 01-08-2019 District: 109

General Information

Profession: Businessman and Pastor Home Town: DeSoto Birthdate: 06-13-1966 Spouse: Michelle


Personal Information

B.B.A. Northwood University

Carl O. Sherman, Sr., a husband, father, businessman and civic leader, served two-terms as the Mayor of the All-America City of DeSoto, Texas. A man of strong religious faith, Sherman presently serves as a bi-vocational minister in the role of Senior Pastor for the Church of Christ in Hutchins, Texas. Sherman’s contributions to municipal governance began in 2003, when he chaired a successful $32 million dollar general obligation bond in the City of DeSoto. Sherman was later elected to the city council in 2006, serving as mayor pro tem in 2008 and 2009. In May 2010, he was elected as the first African American Mayor of DeSoto, and was re-elected in 2013.

Office Information

Dist. 109 - Dallas (7%)

Sens. Hall, West


Committees

Appropriations; Corrections; House Administration; S/C on Article III

Contact and Phone Numbers

Capitol Office:
  E1.416
Capitol Phone: (512) 463-0953
Capitol Fax: (512) 463-5887
Zip Codes Within The District
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P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768-2910

Staff

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Chief of Staff Tamara Sadler (512) 463-0953 / (512) 463-5887
Legislative Director LaVonda Russell (512) 463-0953 / (512) 463-5887
District Director Irma Scholes (512) 463-0953 / (512) 463-5887