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Jenkins, Sharon. Interview, 2023-02-02

Identifier: SC027-32

Scope and Contents

The interview focuses primarily on Jenkins' high school years and her experiences serving on San Marcos' School Board and City Council.


  • 2023-02-02


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Biographical / Historical

Sharon Jenkins was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, grew up in Scituate, Mass., and moved to Lake San Marcos, California in 1971 where she attended San Marcos High School. She was a business major in college; after college she worked in the accounting profession for 15 years. Her involvement as a parent volunteer led her to run for San Marcos City School Board where Jenkins served for 14 years. Jenkins was elected to San Marcos City Council in 2012 and will complete her final term in 2024. She is also a Realtor.

Jenkins also represents San Marcos as a Board Member on North County Transit District (NCTD). In addition, she is Vice-Chair of the Performance, Administration and Finance Committee as well as a member on the Executive Committee. Prior to serving on NCTD, she served as Chair of the North County Dispatch Joint Powers Authority, which coordinates fire dispatch for numerous cities and other fire agencies throughout San Diego County. She also serves as the first alternate representative to SANDAG, San Diego Association of Governments.



From the Collection: 256 Gigabytes

From the Collection: 29 Cassettes



Acknowledgement note

This interview was recorded as part of the North County Oral History Initiative, a partnership between California State University San Marcos and San Marcos Historical Society & Heritage Park. This initiative was generously funded by the Center for Engaged Scholarship at CSU San Marcos.

Repository Details

Part of the CSUSM Special Collections Repository

California State University San Marcos Library
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