After a long search for the best candidate to serve as City Secretary, Schertz City Council has appointed Sheila Edmondson. The announcement occurred following the Special City Council meeting on January 18, 2023. Edmondson has been serving as Interim City Secretary since October 11, 2022, following the retirement of former City Secretary Brenda Dennis.
"City council is happy to announce, Ms. Edmondson’s recent appointment to serve our city in her new role as City Secretary. Over the past few months, Sheila Edmondson has proven her abilities in addition to her professionalism. In her new position, Ms. Edmondson’s responsibilities will include managing and serving the Council’s office and all the demands assigned to the position. The City Council and I have full confidence that she will be successful in all that she does, and we look forward to continuing to work with her in this new role," commented Mayor Gutierrez.
Edmondson began her career in municipal government as a Deputy Court Clerk with the City of Cibolo in 2004 after relocating to the San Antonio area from Alaska. While in Cibolo she held several positions including Assistant City Secretary from 2009-2016. She has a Texas Municipal Clerks Certification and joined the City of Schertz in March 2021 as Deputy City Secretary. She currently serves as the Co-Secretary of the Alamo Chapter Board for the Texas City Managers Association.
Edmondson commented, “I am excited and honored to have the opportunity to serve the City of Schertz, providing help and assistance where needed. I am looking forward to sharpening my skillset with continuing education as there is always something to learn in this position.”