Senate 2007-2012 (District 23); Senate 2013-2016 (District 19)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Blue Earth, Le Sueur, Nicollet, Sibley
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Nurse/Nurse Educator; Assistant Professor of Nursing, Minnesota State University, Mankato/Small Business Partner
Good Counsel Academy, Visitation Convent; Secondary; Graduate
College of St. Teresa, Winona; B.S.N.;
Minnesota State University, Mankato; M.S.;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board;
Minnesota Governor's Judicial Selection Commission;
Mankato, Minnesota (City Mayor, 1 year);
Mankato, Minnesota (City Civil Service Commission);
Mankato, Minnesota (City Human Rights Commission);
Mankato, Minnesota (City Housing Redevelopment Authority);
Mankato, Minnesota (City Economic Development Authority);
Mankato, Minnesota (City Council President and Mayor Pro-Tem, 16 years);
1983 to ?
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees (Appointed by Governor Walz);
2020 to ?
Three children: (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Robert J. Sheran
Special Legislative Concerns: health care, education, tax policy, agriculture, transportation, environment.
She came to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1963 with her family. She moved to San Francisco, California in 1969. She returned to Minnesota around 1970.
Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.