About your Supervisor of Elections
Fort Myers, FL 33901
P.O. Box 2545
Fort Myers, FL 33902
Sharon Harrington was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Fort Myers in 1975. She attended Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland and Edison Community College in Fort Myers majoring in Accounting and Business Administration.
Prior to her employment with the Lee County Supervisor of Elections Office she spent 24 years in management positions for a variety of businesses both in Ohio and Florida.
Sharon began her employment with the Supervisor of Elections on April 3, 1989 as Fiscal Officer/Human Resources Director and for the past 15 years worked very closely with Philinda Young, recently retired Supervisor. She has worked in all departments of the Elections Office and was a part of the transition team that worked on the countywide conversion to the new touch screen voting systems in 2002.
She was promoted to Assistant Supervisor-Finance/HR in December of 2002. Sharon was appointed to fulfill the unexpired term of Philinda Young by Governor Jeb Bush on January 20, 2004, and took office on February 16, 2004.
Civic organizations include: Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers Board of Directors where she served as chairman for 10 years; Life Member and Kiwanis Lady of Kiwanis International, currently a member of the Kiwanis Club of Fort Myers-South; Fort Myers Women's Community Club and Edison Pageant of Light Lamplighters.
Sharon was elected to Who's Who Worldwide for Business and Professional Leaders and was awarded the ABWA Woman of the Year award.
Sharon is an active member of St. Michael Lutheran Church where she serves as an usher and is a member of the Altar Guild.