D048 News / Committee / Bio - Sheryl Kennedy

State Rep. Sheryl Kennedy is serving her first term representing citizens in Michigan’s 48th District, which includes the Genesee County communities of Clio, Davison, Montrose and Otisville, as well as the townships of Davison, Forest, Genesee, Montrose, Richfield, Thetford and Vienna.

Before joining the Legislature, Kennedy spent 30 years in the field of public education, working to empower youth as a local teacher for her first 22 years. After receiving her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration in 2011, Dr. Kennedy became a school administrator, most recently serving as principal in Walled Lake Consolidated School District since 2013. Kennedy continues to work in education as a lecturer at the University of Michigan.

Sheryl is a 6th generation resident of Michigan’s 48th District, her lifelong home. She and her husband, Mike, have been married for 25 years and have three adult children and two daughters-in-law – David (Megan), Joe (Stefanie), and Karissa.

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