Sheryl Cole is an eight year veteran of the Austin City Council. She is the first African-American woman elected to the position. Cole is a Certified Public Accountant and is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law. Cole served as staff counsel for the Texas Municipal League from 1995-2001. She currently represents the City of Austin on three boards; CAMPO Transportation Policy Board, Downtown Austin Alliance and the Lone Star Rail Policy Board. The Wichita Falls native is married and the mother of three boys.
This interview is the first in a series of interviews with the Austin Mayoral candidates. Look for the next one tomorrow.