Kimberly K. Robinson

Office: Calumet Township Trustee
Status: Incumbent
Party Affiliation: Democratic
City: Gary

Kimberly is a lifelong resident of Calumet Township. Born and raised in Gary, Indiana, Kimberly graduated from Gary Roosevelt High School in 1986. In 1992 she received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Purdue University-Calumet.

Prior to being elected Calumet Township Trustee in 2014, Kimberly served as Chief of Staff for Lake County Treasurer John E. Petalas. She was the first African-American female elected to represent the 5th District as a member of the Gary Common Council. Previously, she served on the Calumet Township Advisory Board from 1998-2000, was Program Administrator for The Gary City Court, and a Probation Officer for The Gary City Court.

On September 20, 2016, Kimberly was named Trustee of the Year by the Indiana Township Association.