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  • Supervisor Sharon Bronson elected chair of Pima County Board of Supervisors

    Jan 07, 2014 | Read More News
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    The Pima County Board of Supervisors elected Supervisor Sharon Bronson as chair on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

    Supervisor BronsonShe succeeds Supervisor Ramón Valadez, District 2, who has served as chair since 2010. Supervisor Richard Elías, District 5, was elected vice-chair.

    Supervisor Bronson was first elected to office in November 1996. She represents District 3, 7,403 square miles that include all of western Pima County and shares more than 130 miles of international border with Mexico.

    Since her election to the Board, Bronson has focused her efforts on economic development, job creation and balanced smart growth strategies. She served as member and co-chair of the Board of Directors for Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities, Inc. (TREO) and is now a member of the TREO Chairman’s Circle.

    She is a board member of Visit Tucson, formerly the Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau, and is on the Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee for the National Association of Counties (NACO).

    She has served as President of the County Supervisors Association of Arizona and President of the U.S./Mexico Border County Coalition.

    Bronson was instrumental in the development and implementation of Pima County’s award-winning Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan.

    She has earned numerous distinctions and awards for her service to the community including: the YWCA’s Women on the Move Award, the Metropolitan Pima Alliance’s Common Ground Award and the Pima Trails Association’s Friend of the Trails Award.

    Bronson earned a degree in Business Administration/Accounting with Distinction from the University of Arizona.