South Washington County Schools

Van Leer, Sharon

School Board Clerk

2728 Oak Ridge Trail, Woodbury, MN 55125
Sharon Van Leer was elected to the School Board in November 2013 for a four-year term. She is married to the Rev. Thomas Van Leer and they have six children. Sharon holds a degree from Metropolitan State University in Business Administration. She has been employed at William Mitchell College of Law as a Multicultural Specialist and International Student Advisor for the past 26 years. She contributes to the overall effectiveness of academic programs and serves as an advocate for students. Sharon has served on the District’s Equity and Integration Community Board, SWC Educational Foundation Board, Minnesota State Troopers Oral Interviewing Board and the South Washington County Foster Parent Association.
School Assignments: 
  • Lake Middle School
  • Next Step Program
  • Royal Oaks Elementary
Committee Assignments: 
  • Audit and Finance Committee
  • City of Newport
  • Climate and Culture Committee
  • Equity & Integration Advisory Committee
  • Policy Review Committee