Shyla has worked closely with Texas A&M University - Kingsville and Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institiute since graduating in 2006. Her first position with CKWRI was as the Lab Technician for the Lehmann Forage Lab. In 2007, Shyla then worked for USDA/APHIS/National Wildlife Research Center as a Budget Techinican and was stationed at Texas A&M University - Kingsville. Upon the closing of the field station, she began working for the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences. In February of 2014 she transfered to the Development office with CKWRI where she worked closely with the Director of Development and Annual Giving.
Shyla began assisting Texas Native Seeds with Office duties and in June, she was offered the role as Administrative Coordinator. She is excited to bring with her, her office manager and development skills. She was honored with the Staff Excellence award in 2013-2014 and 2017. When not at work she and her husband enjoy time with their son, Preston.