Dr. Deana Sheppard — Biographical Sketch
Dr. Deana Sheppard was named interim president of Lone Star College-CyFair in October. Her 13 years of leadership roles at the college began as Assistant Dean of Student Learning at the LSC-Fairbanks Center, followed with Dean/Executive Director, Vice President of Centers (LSC-Fairbanks Center and LSC-Cypress Center) and most recently Vice President of Instruction of LSC-CyFair.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University, a Master of Science degree in Training and Development from the University of Houston, and a Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Leadership from Sam Houston State University.
With a passion for facilitating student success through teamwork, Dr. Sheppard provides training and development to college and community groups on leadership and student engagement. She not only taught at the high school and community college level for more than a decade, but is also adjunct faculty at Sam Houston State University teaching in the Higher Education Leadership master’s program. In addition, she values a positive culture, invests in those she serves and remains active in various local and national organizations and boards.
Although her career and community involvement are an important part of her life, her purpose comes from her husband of 23 years along with her 18-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son.
Lone Star College-CyFair
9191 Barker Cypress
Cypress, TX 77433