Sheryl Watkins Wilbon

Sheryl Watkins Wilbon is a native Washingtonian.  She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1988 with a double major in International Relations and Rhetoric and Communications Studies.

Following an internship in the U.S. Senate Press Gallery, she attended Duke University School of Law.  Upon completing her law degree in 1992, Sheryl clerked for Chief Justice Leroy Hassell on the Virginia Supreme Court.  Returning to Washington, she spent several years working in public relations.

Sheryl has been an active volunteer at the University of Virginia since her graduation.  She served for eight years on the Walter N. Ridley Scholarship Board of Directors with two years as the Scholarship Committee Chairman.  In addition, Sheryl served for eight years on The College Foundation of the University of Virginia and is a member of Washington, DC/Northern Virginia Regional Selection Committee of the Jefferson Scholars Program.

In the spring of 2011, Sheryl joined the Board of Managers of the Alumni Association.

Sheryl served four terms as a member of the Board of Trustees of Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, where she also served on the selection committee for the new Head of School.  Sheryl’s other volunteer activities, both past and present, include American Women in Radio and Television, Inc., the Suburban Hospital Foundation Ball Committee and the Board of Trustees of The Woods Academy.

She and her husband Michael and son Matthew, reside in Bethesda, Maryland.

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