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Kennedy, Sheryl (D)

State Representative District 48
Office: N897 HOB
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-7557
Email: SherylKennedy@house.mi.gov
Home Address: Davison, MI
Website: https://housedems.com/kennedy
Seat Number: 88
Standing Committees: Appropriations
Subcommittees: Agriculture & Rural Development(VC), Corrections, School Aid/Department of Education
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Kennedy was first elected to the House on Nov. 6, 2018 when she defeated Republican Al HARDWICK by securing 54.8 percent of the vote. 

Kennedy came out on top of a three-person primary field when shesecured 73.2 percent of the August primary vote.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Kennedy spent 30 years in the field of public education, working to empower youth as a local teacher for her first 22 years.

She also worked as a school administrator, most recently serving as principal in Walled Lake Consolidated School District since 2013.

She continues to work in education as a lecturer at the University of Michigan.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Kennedy, click here.

EDUCATION

She earned a bachelor's degree from Seattle Pacific University in Washington. She received her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Administration in 2011.

PERSONAL

Kennedy and her husband, Mike, have been married for 25 years and have three adult children.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Nicole Derusha-Mackey
Cell Phone: 810.908.0287
NDerusha@house.mi.gov

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