The Independence Center would like to congratulate Sharon King, dear friend of The IC and member of the Organizing Committee on Transit for her appointment to the Colorado Springs Housing Authority Board of Commissioners!

At the formal City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 26th, City Council confirmed Sharon and two othew new Commissioners to the Board.

“Thanks to these three outstanding individuals for volunteering to serve on the Housing Authority Board,” said Mayor Steve Bach.

Sharon King – appointed to five-year term as Resident Commissioner
• Master’s Degree in Social Work and a career working in child protection
• Her education and life experiences give her a unique overview of the programs and challenges facing public housing
• Volunteer with the Independence Center, an organization that works to empower people with disabilities