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Heather Sheffield

Director of Outreach, Advocacy & Client Relations

hsheffield@plg-law.com

Austin

About Heather Sheffield

Heather Sheffield brings a wide range of experience to Powell Law Group. Heather is the firm’s Director of Outreach, Advocacy, and Client Relations. She has a background in public education, marketing, and real estate.

Heather enjoys training school boards and superintendents when she's not at the Capitol, the Texas Education Agency, and State Board of Education meetings on behalf of the firm as well as the current Board President of the grassroots group, Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment (TAMSA), Decoding Dyslexia, and the group she founded, Eanes Advocates. Both TAMSA and Eanes Advocates are grassroots, parent led, community education and advocacy organizations. Heather has testified before the State Board of Education, as well as at Texas House and Senate hearings on dyslexia, special education, high-stakes testing, and public education in general. Heather has met with U.S. Senators and members of Congress while advocating for public schools in Washington D.C. She is a member of the Leadership TASB Class of 2021-2022.

Heather won the 2019 Citizen of the Year award from the Westlake Chamber and is on the Westlake Chamber’s Board of Directors. She is on the Texas Land Title Association’s Legislative Committee and the Texas Land Title Association’s PAC Board. She also registers voters as a Travis County Volunteer Deputy Registrar. Heather enjoys volunteering with her daughter as a Patroness of the National Charity League and she is a Rotarian serving on the Board of the Austin Westlake Rotary Club. She is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Austin and serves on the Relay for Life Westlake committee. Heather is a graduate of the University of Miami (FL) and enjoys living in the Westlake area with her family and three dogs.