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2014 Slate of Nominees—Shannon Sevier

Sevier PicShannon Sevier

NLDC Nominee for Vice President, Advocacy

APO, AE (Armed Forces – Europe)







Personal and Professional Info

  • Married to a U.S. Army Veteran with a blended family of five children
  • Contract Installation Manager, Army Career Alumni Program
  • Received Juris Doctorate in Law from St. Mary's University School of Law (2007); earned the Dean's Award for Student Leadership and Pro Bono Award for extensive service in the field of Family Law
  • Received Master of Arts in Teaching from the College of Charleston (2002)
  • Received B.A. in Social Sciences from Washington State University (1998)
  • Received B.A. in Biology from the University of Puget Sound (1994)

PTA Involvement

Current service includes:

  • National PTA Board of Directors, 2011-Present
  • National PTA Legislative Committee Member, 2011-2013
  • National PTA Bylaws and Policy Committee Chair, 2013-Present
  • National PTA member, 2000-Present
  • European PTA member, 2007-Present
  • Netzaberg PTSA member, 2008-Present

Previous service includes:

  • European PTA 
    • Federal Legislative Chair, 2011-2012
    • President, 2009-2011
    • Reflections Chair; Scholarship Chair; Pro bono legal counsel
    • Department of Defense Dependent Schools Europe Advisory Council, 2009-2011
    • Continuous School Improvement Task Force; Vilseck High School 2010-2011
  • Netzaberg Middle School PTSA
    • Secretary, 2008-2009
    • Emerging Leadership Sponsor and Mentor
  • Grafenwöhr Elementary PTSA
    • President, 2008-2009
    • Field Day Chair
    • Book Fair Chair
    • Member, 2007-2010
  • Grafenwöhr Middle School PTSA
    • Secretary, 2007-2008
    • Algebra Tutor
    • Member, 2007-2008
  • Green Valley Elementary Volunteer (Schertz, Texas)
  • Kendall Elementary School Volunteer (Boerne, Texas)
  • Ladson Elementary School Volunteer (Ladson, S.C.)

Community Involvement

Current service includes:

  • Army Family Action Plan Garrison Issue Support
  • Vilseck Community and Spouses' Club Parliamentarian and Bazaar Vendor Chair

Previous service includes:

  • Texas Valero Open Volunteer
  • San Antonio Livestock and Rodeo "Go Rodeo" Committee Member
  • Grafenwöhr Community and Spouses' Club Thrift Store Liaison, Welfare Chair and Vendor Chair