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Sharon Shelton-Wondra files for Barton County Commisioner
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Sharon Shelton-Wondra

Great Bend resident Sharon Shelton-Wondra announces her Republican candidacy for Barton County Commissioner, second district. She was born and raised in Barton County and graduated from Great Bend High School in 1970. She married Harold Wondra in 1974 in Great Bend where together they raised their three children. She is currently a member of Holy Family Church where two of her five grandchildren attend school. She has an outgoing personality, loves sports, loves being around family and friends and engaging with people in her community. She started the Hap Dumont and Quick Silver programs with family, friends, citizens and businesses of Barton County.
She started her employment at the Barton County Sheriff’s office October 23, 1990, where she started as a detention deputy. After serving five years as a detention deputy, she was transferred to a road deputy which she enjoyed because she was able to engage with the community on a
daily basis. After about a month of being transferred, she attended and graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Academy. While on road patrol, she was the watch commander on the Sergeants days off because she was dependable, reliable and completed all tasks that was necessary for the job. In January 2013, she was promoted to detective at the Barton County Sheriff Office where she is currently employed. Her job duties as detective include engaging with the community, being on call every other week or when the sergeant detective is on vacation. She consistently engages with the community in regards to concerns or issues that may arise.
She has served the citizens of Barton County for the past 25 years and would like to continue serving the citizens of Barton County. Throughout her career, she has worked with most departments in the county. She wants to hear from the residents to help Barton County grow and
prosper for years to come. She has the drive, the motivation and the dedication to be able to try and succeed in every way possible. If elected, she is detern1ined to make decisions that is in the best interest for the entire community. She will gain knowledge as necessary for all departments and responsibilities in decision making. She will also see that Barton County grows in many ways including bringing in more businesses, and to allow the citizens to voice their concerns in regards to what is needed for the county. She will encourage the citizens of Barton County to contact her with concerns or suggestions in regarding areas of improvement within the county.
She will work closely with organizations and agencies to create opportunities for the county to grow and change in a positive way.