Sharon Cooper was born in Hunterdon County and moved to Warren County as a teenager. While in high school, she started working part-time in the insurance business, where she began a lifetime career. She worked at Bowers, Schumann & Welch in several positions until she became a risk management consultant, specializing in public entities. After the sale of Bowers, Schumann and Welch to Brown and Brown, Sharon remained in the public entity department, retiring from there in 2010. In 2012, she began Public Entity Advocates with Charter Partners, where they continue to specialize in schools and municipalities. During her career, she achieved several insurance designations, including Certified Insurance Counselor, one of the highest designations in the industry.
Sharon lives in White Township with her husband, Jim. She has one son who lives with his wife and two sons in Hatfield, Pa.
In addition to being a board member of the Family Guidance Center, she is a current member of the Board of Trustees of Stepping Stone School and a former board member of Family Promise of Warren County and the Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Crisis Center.
Unfortunately, many of our friends and families are effected by mental illness, substance abuse or alcoholism, all illnesses that many of us don’t understand or find it very difficult to deal with on a daily basis. Thankfully, we have a facility here in Warren County with a dedicated staff of professionals who help thousands of people in our community annually.