Representative Sheila Klinker has been a huge help with all our efforts at the Lafayette Urban Ministry. She is currently elected as the Representative for the Indiana House District 27. Elected in 1982, Representative Klinker has a lot of experience and definitely plays a huge role in helping the families and companies around the Lafayette area. Representative Klinker is married to her husband, Victor. She also has three children: Kerri, Kevin, and Kelly.
Before becoming our Representative, Representative Klinker worked in the Lafayette School Corporation for over 34 years. In addition, she also served for 15 years as the Outreach Liaison for the Purdue School of Education. As a fellow Boilermaker, Representative Klinker can oftentimes be caught on campus volunteering for different events, such as the famous Grand Prix. She earned her BS in Elementary Education from Purdue University in 1961. She went on to earn her MS in Elementary Education and her MS in Administration and Curriculum both from Purdue University in 1982.
Written by Angela Weaver, Campaign for Hoosier Families intern