Karen Sharpe is a graduate from Fleming College with a Recreation Leadership Diploma and she holds a B.A. from Queen's University. Karen has over 33 years of municipal experience, working in the Parks, Recreation and Culture department in various municipalities, including Belleville and Quinte West. Karen was first elected to Quinte West Council in 2014 and joined the Board of Health in June, 2015. Karen was born and raised in Prince Edward County and has been a resident of Quinte West for 19 years, currently residing in the rural area of Sidney ward.