Sharon has been a member of the College of Engineering and Applied Science staff for over eleven years. Her first role was as a Graduate Advisor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She served as an advisor for seven years. Sharon moved to her current role, Director of Active Learning, four years ago. Prior to working at CU, she worked as an elementary school teacher all around the country while her husband was serving in the Navy. Sharon and her husband are both CU alumni and are the proud parents of three CU alumni. She enjoys working with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff at CU and thinks it is important that we work in a place where all staff feel valued.