Rep. Sonia Barker is serving her first term in the Arkansas House. She represents District 7 which includes portions of Union, Ouachita, and Calhoun counties.
For the 91st General Assembly, Rep. Barker serves on the House Education Committee and the House Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs.
Rep. Barker taught high school in Smackover.
She graduated with honors from Southern Arkansas University.
Rep. Barker is a member of the National Rifle Association, Conservative Arkansas, and the American Association of Teachers of French. She is a member of the First Baptist Church in Smackover.
She has three grown children and resides in Smackover with her husband, John.