Sheryl Alexa Shaffer created Veterans Helping Veteran TV, VHVtv, in 1996 as an out reach to veterans in San Mateo County while she was working as an EDD Local Veterans Employment Representative, L.V.E.R.
VHVtv is filmed in the HD studio at the MidPeninsula Media Center in Palo Alto and Sheryl is a Volunteer Community Producer.
Since 2016, we are producing VHVtv episodes in the Mid Peninsula Media Center’s state of the art HD studio. All HD content is on this website.
She retired from the E.D.D. in 2004 with 25 years of Civil Service. She attended college on the G.I. Bill and graduated from San Francisco State University, SFSU, 1974 with a BA degree in Theatre Arts. In 1997, she graduated with her second BA degree from Cal. State University Northridge, CSUN, with a degree in Radio, TV and Film.
Sheryl is a Community Producer at the MidPeninsula Media Center in Palo Alto, CA and has won several Western Access Video Excellence, the WAVE awards for community educational access TV, for VHVtv episodes: “The Rosie Legacy” 2019, “Veteran Advocates” 2018, Vetsin Tech 2017 and What is TBI? 2015.
She is a member of the Veterans in Media & Entertainment, the VME Connect and a member of the American Legion Post 43 Hollywood.
Sheryl is a Vietnam Era Veteran and served as a Personnel Specialist in the Women’s Army Corps.
Here is my military story. PSA “I Am A Veteran.”