Jane Sharpe

62 Underhill Road
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
jane@design-ltd.com

 Jane Sharpe


Office: Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate

Objectives: Planning and Zoning has specific guidelines. Zoning Appeals must be based on these rules, but coupled with consideration and flexibility, when possible.


Qualifications
  • Current Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate
  • Past Elected Offices: Board of Managers, Edmond Town Hall;  Commissioner Hattertown Historic District
  • Member: Newtown Chamber of Commerce (recent vice president); Working Women’s Forum; Newtown Republican Town Committee; Town & Country Garden Club 
  • Recent Boards Memberships: Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo (president), Mary Hawley Society, (VP); Charter Revision (2004, secretary); Connecticut Food Bank (secretary); Newtown BPW (president);  Leadership Greater Bridgeport; Lake Zoar Authority (secretary); Bridgeport Council of Churches; 
  • Graduate: Newtown Citizen’s Police Academy; Fairfield County Medical Assoc. Community Internship Program
  • Education: Syracuse University, B.S. Journalism; Yale University, Economics
  • Owner: Design Limited Homes, representatives for Ward Cedar Log Homes, Northeastern Log Homes and Classic Post & Beam
  • Former VP, Shareholder Relations and Corporate Communications, People’s United Bank
  • Former College Instructor: Southern Connecticut State University and Quinnipiac University
  • Newtown resident for 47 years, married to Don, 2 children, 2 grandchildren.