Welcome to my website and thank you for taking the time to visit. It is a privilege to serve as a state legislator for House District 13, which includes portions of Benton, Fountain, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties.
Please feel free to access the links on this site to learn more about state government. It is my hope that this site will serve as a valuable resource for west central Indiana, its residents and visitors to our communities.
I am always open to the ideas of the citizens I represent, and I encourage you to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have. I look forward to hearing from you as we work together to keep Indiana moving forward on the right path.
House District 13
Indiana House of Representatives: 2012-Present
Occupation: President, Wolf’s Homemade Candies, Inc. (1996-Present)
State Representative Sharon Negele (R-Attica) grew up in the eastern suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. She earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from Western Michigan University in 1982 and her Masters of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in finance from the University of Houston in 1990. In 1996, Rep. Negele and her husband moved to Attica, Indiana, to raise their family.
Rep. Negele has considerable experience in both the private and public sector. She spent 14 years working in corporate finance for energy and telecommunications companies, 20 years as a small-business owner of Wolf's Homemade Candies, three years as a grant writer/administrator, and nine years as a Clerk-Treasurer for the City of Attica. She has also served four terms as an Indiana State Representative for west central Indiana.
Rep. Negele has been married for 35 years to her husband, Dennis McIntosh. Their son, Doyle, is a graduate of Ball State University who is currently a captain in the U.S. Air Force and stationed in Wichita Falls, Texas, with his wife Kristen Kolar McIntosh and son Owen Doyle McIntosh. Their daughter, Jessica, is a graduate of Ball State University and a sales manager for a wine distributor in Houston, Texas, with her husband, Tom Harrison.
Rep. Negele enjoys snow skiing and boating with her family. She is also an avid fan of multisport exercise.
House District 13: Portions of Benton, Fountain, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties. To find your House District, click here.
State Reps. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) and Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) encourage Hoosiers whose jobs were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of tuition-free training grants offered through Indiana's Next Level Jobs program.
State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) encourages Hoosiers whose jobs were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of tuition-free training grants offered through Indiana's Next Level Jobs program.
Local small businesses and nonprofits can now utilize the state's new online marketplace to request personal protective equipment, according to State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica).
STATEHOUSE (May 12, 2020) – Tippecanoe County lawmakers urge Hoosiers to be vigilant in protecting themselves against scams, which are surging during the public health pandemic.
Fountain County and Attica recently received $223,000 in combined coronavirus relief to support rural Hoosiers, according to State Reps. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) and Alan Morrison (R-Brazil).
Benton County recently received $112,550 in coronavirus relief to support rural Hoosiers, according to State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica).
Indiana's registered voters can now submit an online application to receive their mail-in absentee ballot, according to State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica).
A Seeger Memorial High School student pursuing a career in education recently received the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica).
State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) said many helpful mental health resources are available to Hoosiers during the coronavirus pandemic.
STATEHOUSE (April 20, 2020) – With Indiana school buildings closed for the academic year, there are several online resources available to help students continue learning at home, according to State Reps. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica).
STATEHOUSE (April 17, 2020) – Jasper County and DeMotte were both recently awarded $1 million in state matching grants to bolster road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica).
With Indiana school buildings closed for the academic year, State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) said there are several online resources available to help students continue learning at home.
State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) recently welcomed local students to the Statehouse where they served as pages during the 2020 legislative session.
STATEHOUSE (April 9, 2020) – With Indiana school buildings closed for the academic year, State Reps. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica) said there are several online resources available to help students continue learning at home.
State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) encourages Hoosier workers and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic to access recently expanded state and federal resources for help.
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Area legislators recently announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.
STATEHOUSE (Oct. 3, 2018) – Area lawmakers urge current high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in education to apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship.
STATEHOUSE (July 31, 2018) – State Reps. Don Lehe (R-Brookston), Sharon Negele (R-Attica) and Sally Siegrist (R-West Lafayette) invite local college students and recent graduates to apply for an internship with the House of Representatives for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January.
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 10, 2017) — State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) and State Rep. Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) today announced they will author legislation aimed at reducing the number of Hoosier deaths resulting from cervical cancer.
Negele and Sullivan, the bill co-author, formally announced their plan at the Statehouse where they were joined by fellow state lawmakers and officials from health organizations across Indiana.
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