Sheryl joined the Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2017 as a Provisional, where she worked mostly with GiGi’s Playhouse. She has been a Sustainer for four years, serving on the Board for the first time last year as Director of Communications.
Sheryl and her husband, Marshall, raised and homeschooled their three children in Richmond, and are now proud Grandparents. Sheryl serves the community in several other areas, including the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Fort Bend County Citizen’s Academy Alumni Association, Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers, and Community Bible Study.
Barbara Burgower Hordern is a native Houstonian who moved to Missouri City with her husband and two children in 1996. A graduate of Westbury High School, she attended the University of Missouri and graduated from the University of Iowa. After returning to Houston, she taught high school English for a couple of years before focusing on Journalism. In the 1980s, she worked for Newsweek as a stringer, then was brought on staff as an Assistant Editor and Chief of Correspondents for Newsweek on Campus. She was the Houston stringer for Money Magazine for more than a decade and freelanced for publications ranging from Time and U.S. News, to Working Women, Ladies Home Journal, and Parents. Currently retired, she volunteers for the League of Women Voters, National Council of Jewish Women, Lake Olympia Garden Club, and Congregation Beth Israel, as well as FBJSL Sustainers.
Since joining the Fort Bend Junior Service League in 2014, LaQuita has taken on the responsibilities of Mentor, Placement Lead, Beneficiary Review Committee, and Advisory Council. Being a part of FBJSL has been an encouraging and rewarding experience for LaQuita. She has lived in Fort Bend County for almost 20 years and she feels a strong sense of responsibility and pride in contributing to the community.
LaQuita is a 25 year old Regional Human Resource professional and the Bestselling Author of The Power of Self-Care. She is a proud graduate of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. LaQuita and her husband Lyn enjoy volunteering together and traveling. She also enjoys reading, writing, and exercising.