Sharon Vokey was raised in Mount Pearl where she completed High School and then relocated with her family to Historic Trinity in Trinity Bay. In Trinity she met and married Wayne Vokey.
Sharon has always had a strong work ethic and has been an entrepreneur. She has held management positions in private industry and also spent many years as a provincial government political staffer where she had a firsthand opportunity to learn the workings of government and many opportunities to assist people and positively impact lives.
Sharon’s passion has always been politics. She was president of the Student Council in her graduating year, she successfully ran for council in the community of Trinity and went on the hold the position of Mayor. She has been a member of the provincial progressive conservative party for close to 30 years and is a former Executive Director of the Provincial PC Party. She held that position and helped organize the first contested Leadership Convention in more than 20 years. Sharon is the current President of the federal riding of Bonavista-Burin-Trinity, the riding she now hopes to win the privilege of representing on election day.
Sharon has endless energy and a pure desire to make the lives of all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians better. He varied background and understanding of rural Newfoundland makes her an ideal candidate to represent people from all walks of life. She is a strong defender of those who need help for whatever reason. Sharon will always put the needs of her beloved province first and believes you need strong provinces to make a strong country.
Sharon resides in Trinity with her husband and is very pleased that their 2 grown children are also living in Gander, close enough to regularly visit their 3 grandchildren.