Sheryl Allen

Sheryl Allen REPRepublican

Utah state representative and candidate for Lieutenant Governor in the 2010 gubernatorial election.

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Sheryl AllenREPRepublican Utah state representative and candidate for Lieutenant Governor in the 2010 gubernatorial election.
78
Years of Age
28
Years of Experience
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Sheryl L. Allen (born June 30, 1943) is a Republican politician and educator from Bountiful, Utah. She represented the 19th District of the Utah House of Representatives from 1994 to 2011. Before entering politics, Allen was a teacher and the president of the Davis County Board of Education.In May 2010, Salt Lake County mayor Peter Corroon, the Democratic candidate for Governor of Utah, selected Allen as his running mate for the office of lieutenant governor, making them the first major bipartisan ticket in Utah state history. However, they were defeated by the all-Republican ticket of Gary Herbert and Greg Bell in the 2010 gubernatorial election.

Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Utah
MS Educational Administration
1990
University of Utah
BS Elementary Education
1965
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Representative
Utah State House of Representatives
1994 - 2010
Member
Davis County Board of Education
1977 - 1989
Special Projects Director
Davis School District
Current
Executive Director
Davis Education Foundation
1995 - 2009
Public Relations Director
Davis Applied Technology College
1985 - 1995
Custom Fit Coordinator
Davis Applied Technology College
1985 - 1990
Experience
Elementary School Teacher
Other Experience1 - 16 of 16
Board Member
Hogle Zoo
Current
Board Member
Forum on Democracy and Trade
Current
Board Member
Colorado Plateau Archeological Project
Current
Member
Trade Advisory Committee, George Washington University Elliott School of International Business
Current
Vice Chair
Standing Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2007
Chair
Economic Development Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2004 - 2006
Co-Chair
100 Women for 100 Years
1996
Board Member
Lakeview Hospital
Board Member
Davis County United Way
Former Board Member
Utah Humanities Council
Member
Utah Strategic Planning Committee for Higher Education
Member
Davis County Women in Leadership
Member
Women for the Twenty-First Century
Member
Davis Higher Education Center Committee
Member
Soroptomist Club
Co-Chair
Utah International Trade Commission
Current