State Rep. Sheryl M. Delozier is serving her eighth, two-year term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on behalf of the residents of the 88th Legislative District, which includes the following Cumberland County municipalities: part of Lower Allen and all of Hampden townships; and the boroughs of Mechanicsburg, New Cumberland and Shiremanstown.
Sheryl was elected Caucus Administrator for the 2023-24 Legislative Session. In this role, she will oversee the successful operation of the Printing and Motor Licensing departments, assigning member offices, coordinating office moves and managing parking resources for the Caucus. She also serves on the House Rules Committee.
Prior to her election to the state House in 2008, Sheryl worked in many facets of state government. She worked in the Auditor General’s office before she served on Gov. Tom Ridge’s transition team and continued as senior staff for the eight years of the Ridge and Schweiker administrations. While in the governor’s office, Sheryl worked to cut the cost of state government by directing the implementation of cost-cutting measures and streamlining and eliminating duplication in the agencies overseen by the governor.
She completed her tenure in the administration as director of Gov. Mark Schweiker’s Office of Public Liaison, working with more than 700 boards and commissions to which the governor appoints members. In addition, Sheryl also served as an adviser to a commissioner at the PUC, where she focused on water, transportation and consumer issues.
Sheryl is a graduate of West Chester East High School and the University of Delaware, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with an emphasis in domestic government. She continued her education at the Open University of the Netherlands, where she studied international business in European markets, and at the Pennsylvania State University, where she earned a master’s degree in management in business administration.
An active member of her community, for more than 30 years Sheryl has helped rape and domestic violence victims in a variety of capacities, including as an escort, hotline volunteer and board member. She also is a member of the Mechanicsburg and West Shore Chamber of Commerce, the Mechanicsburg Rotary, the Civic Club of Harrisburg and the New Cumberland Woman’s Club. She is an honorary member of the New Birth of Freedom Council, Boy Scouts of America and is a member of Messiah University President’s Leadership Council. Sheryl also was appointed to serve on the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), the nonprofit student aid organization, and the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
Sheryl has been a longtime volunteer for the Area M Special Olympics. She attends St. Stephen Episcopal Cathedral, where she teaches Junior Achievement to the second grade at St. Stephens Cathedral School.
Sheryl is married to Christopher Delozier and they have two children, Benjamin and Allison. They currently reside in Lower Allen Township in Cumberland County.