Sharon Carey Biographical Profile

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Sharon Carey

Professional Title: Director of NMU Dining Services








In 1991, Sharon Carey began her career at Northern Michigan University. During her tenure, she has held a number of positions within Dining Services. This opportunity has allowed her to appreciate each aspect of the department and understand the importance of nutrition on campus.

Sharon is an alumnus of Southern Illinois University- Carbondale with a degree in Hospitality Management. During her career, she has held positions in restaurants, long-term care, short-term care and university dining.   

Sharon is interested in increasing her consciousness of each sector of the wellness ring; each sector is important to her well-being. Her favorite wellness activities include cooking, baking, canning, and sharing delicious meals with family, friends and the talented members on her team.  

"As a committee member, I enjoy the opportunities we have to increase wellness awareness to the campus community. I believe it’s important to encourage others to explore their wellness lifestyle, evaluate what is important to them, and make changes as they see fit.

In my position as Director of Dining Services, I have the pleasure to serve as the representative of the non-represented employee group."