Place 6 Councilmember
Term End Date: November 2021
Allison Heyward has been a resident of Schertz since 2011. She grew up in Houston, Texas and spent her weekends on the family farm in Raywood, Texas. The blend of city life and a small town friendly atmosphere made Schertz the ideal place for the family to settle after her husband’s retirement from the Navy. Allison is married to her husband Ferrando; they have been married 27 years and are the proud parents of two children, a daughter and a son who both graduated from Bryon P. Steele High School. Heyward’s daughter is a graduate of the University of Incarnate Word, and her son is currently attending Liberty University Online.
Allison earned a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Texas Southern University in 1990.
Role as Councilmember
Allison looks forward to being the voice of and strengthening communication with residents. She will advocate for economic growth and small businesses that give our city its “flavor” while trying to preserve the small town family-friendly atmosphere we all know and love. She feels it is important to address infrastructure, safety, parks and recreation for our future growth.
Allison made various moves following her husband during his 29-year Navy career. During the various moves, Allison stayed active as a Girl Scout leader, Cub Scout Committee Chair, Boy Scout Leader, Neighborhood Block Captain, Substitute Teacher and various Church Organizations. Allison spends her spare time crafting, gardening and reading as well as enjoying family time.