Sharon Bronson, was first elected to office in November 1996. She represents District 3, a sprawling district of 7,403 square miles that includes all of western Pima County and shares more than 130 miles of international border with Mexico. She has also chaired the Pima Association of Government’s Executive Committee and the local public broadcasting affiliate KUAT Communications Group’s Public Advisory Board. She is currently the Co-chair of Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities, Inc. (TREO). Bronson was awarded the prestigious Women on the Move award in December of 2002 by the YWCA to honor her outstanding achievements in the workplace. Bronson earned a degree in Business Administration/Accounting with Distinction from the University of Arizona and is a member of the Business Honorary Beta Gamma Sigma.
Since her election to the Pima County Board of Supervisors, Bronson had led the charge for balanced smart growth strategies and was instrumental in the development and implementation of Pima County’s Award winning Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan. She has also served as President of the County Supervisor’s Association of Arizona and as the President of the U.S./Mexico Border County Coalition.