Sheila’s Track Record of Service

Elected and Appointed Public Service

Barnstable County Commissioner
2009 – present

  • Elected to two consecutive four-year terms
    (current term ends December 31, 2016)
  • Chair: 2009 – 2010 and 2015 – 2016
  • Vice-Chair: 2012 – 2015

Barnstable County Boards (as Commissioner)

  • Chief Elected Official, Workforce Investment Board: 2011 – present
  • Chair, Regional Network To End Homelessness: 2009 – present
  • Commissioner, County, Cape Cod Commission: 2009 – 2011
  • County Representative, Cape Cod Water Protection Collaborative: 2009 – present
  • Chair, Barnstable County Ad Hoc Committee on Risk Analysis of Vegetation Management: 2010
  • County Representative, Barnstable County Cooperative Extension: 2011 – present
  • County Representative, Children’s Cove: 2009 – 2011
  • Board Member, Cape Cod American Red Cross: 2010 – present
  • Board Member, Arts Foundation: 2012 – present
  • Member, National Seashore Advisory Committee: 2009 – present

Assembly of Delegates – Wellfleet Representative
2006 – 2008

  • Appointed Delegate Alternate, Human Services Advisory Council

Volunteer Public Service

  • Chair, Wellfleet Democratic Town Committee: 2003 – 2008
  • Vice President, Cape and Islands Democratic Council: 2006 – 2008
  • Board Member, Wellfleet Preservation Hall: 2008 – 2012
  • Member, Wellfleet Comprehensive Planning Committee: 2005 – 2006
  • Co-Founder and Advisor, Truro Democratic Town Committee

Professional Work Experience

  • Director of Social Service, Pavilion Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation: 2013 – 2015
  • Fundraiser/Event Coordinator (Bernie Greenhouse Gala), Outer Cape Healthcare: 2005 – 2007
  • Director of Admissions and Public Relations, Genesis Corp., Baltimore MD: 1990 – 1993
  • Director of Social Service, Medlantic Manor, Silver Spring, MD: 1986 – 1990
  • Assistant Director of Social Service, City of Cambridge: 1981 – 1986
  • Social Worker, South Boston Neighborhood house: 1979 – 1981

Education

  • University of Maryland, Baltimore: Masters of Social Work (MSW)
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston: Continuing Professional Studies in Gerontology
  • University of Maryland, College Park: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Business Management
  • Boston University, School of Management / Institute of Nonprofit Management and Leadership – Executive Core Curriculum