We are are very excited to have Rep. Carl Sherman confirmed to speak at this event.
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.