Born and raised in the South, Sharon attended college in Georgia where she received her BS Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology and met her husband Gary. She has been living in California since 1980 and worked as a Manufacturing Engineer and Programmer before leaving work to stay home with her three children. Jamie and Justin are currently students at SJSU and her youngest daughter, Jade is in middle school. While home, she ran a licensed day care and received her Masters of Accounting Degree before coming to work for CCBA. Sharon has been a member of Park Victoria Baptist Church for over 15 yrs where she currently teaches a Sunday School class for elementary school age children.