Sharilyn has been a member of Triumphant since 1998 and has been on the TLC Staff since May 2007. She creates and edits our monthly newsletter and maintains the church website. As part of her ministry to the members of Triumphant, she has also been a member of the 2011 and 2012 Church Council.
Sharilyn grew up in the Methodist church in San Antonio, TX, attending John Marshall High School. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 1990 with a degree in Business Administration. She and her husband, Brian, met at A&M and were married in February 1991. As Brian was in the USAF, they moved to Edwards AFB in the Mojave Desert in California. In 1994, they were sent to the NATO Air Base in Geilenkirchen, Germany. Their son, Collin, was born there and retains dual-citizenship. In 1997, they moved back to Texas, stationed at Randolph AFB. They decided to put down roots and separate from the Air Force in 1998. Their son, Daniel, was born in San Antonio in 1999.
Sharilyn worked for Edwards FCU as Teller Trainer and in the accounting department from 1991 - 1994. She worked at the International Library at the NATO base from 1995 - 1997. From 1998 - 2005, she owned home businesses with Usborne Children's Books and Southern Living at Home. Then, in May 2007, she was asked to apply for the TLC position of Newsletter and Website Editor, the position now known as Director of Communications.
Sharilyn is also enjoys the theatre, a day at the lake or beach, watching her sons play soccer, game night with family or friends, and reading a really good book.