SBOE Member District 6

Photo District 6
Will Hickman (R)
14027 Memorial Drive, #187
Houston, TX 77079

(832) 304-0051
Email: will.hickman@tea.texas.gov

Board Term: Jan. 1, 2021 - Jan. 1, 2023

Will Hickman, a Republican from Houston, serves as a member of the State Board of Education representing District 6. 

Hickman earned two bachelor’s degrees from Texas A&M University, one in Mechanical Engineering and another in Industrial Distribution. He later attended the University of Houston Law Center and graduated with a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree. He continued to advance his career and pursued a Master of Laws (LLM) degree specializing in Intellectual Property. He recently returned to the University of Houston and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish.

Hickman has been a lawyer since 2001 and an in-house counsel for Shell Oil Company since 2004.  He and his wife are actively involved in the Texas public school system with children in high, middle, and elementary schools in Spring Branch ISD. He actively supports the parents, teachers, and students having served in many roles such as the PTA legislative liaison for elementary and middle schools and being a member of Dad’s Club and Watch Dog programs. 

Hickman has been an active citizen in his community. He was elected to serve his constituents on the Bellaire City Council for 6 years. He served as precinct chair for Bellaire and West Houston, Electoral College, and as volunteer general counsel for the Harris County Republican Party. Hickman is also a coach at the Spring Branch Memorial Sports Association and an active member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo International Committee.

Hickman is an active member of Tallowood Baptist Church where he serves as a deacon and a 7th grade Sunday school teacher. He and his wife of 23 years, Dr. Jennifer Hickman, have three children, Emma, Sarah, and Will. 

As the District 6 State Board of Education member, Hickman represents the citizens of Western and Northwest Harris County.