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Sharon Weston BroomeDEMDemocrat Mayor
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LAResidence (state)

Sharon Weston Broome (born October 1, 1956) is the mayor-president of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She served in the Louisiana State Senate representing the 15th district from 2005 to 2016. She was elected mayor-president in a runoff election held on December 10, 2016. Broome is the first African-American woman to serve as mayor-president.From 2008 to 2016, Broome was the President Pro Tempore of the state Senate. In 2011, she was elected to her second full Senate term without opposition.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
BA Mass Communications
Regent University
MA Communications
Past Positions1 - 18 of 18
Mayor-President
City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2017
Mayor-President
East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
2017
Senator
Louisiana State Senate
2005 - 2016
Representative
Louisiana State House of Representatives
1991 - 2005
Former Member
Baton Rouge Metro Council
1989 - 1992
Mayor Vice-President Pro Tempore
1991 - 1992
Former President Pro Tempore
Louisiana State Senate
Communications Director
1987
Marketing and Promotions Assistant
1986
Regional Development Office
1985
Adjunct Instructor
Manship School of Mass Communication, Louisiana State University
Adjunct Instructor
Southern University
President
Sharon Broome Communications, Incorporated
Public Affairs Manager
Georgia Gulf Corporation
Experience
Communications Consultant
Experience
Assistant Political Action Director
Reporter
2 On Your Side, WBRZ-TV
TV Station Public Affairs
Traffic Director
Other Experience1 - 24 of 24
Member
Louisiana State University Manship School Board of Visitors
Member
North Baton Rouge Women's Help Center
Member
Quota Club International
Member
Star Hill Church
Member
Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation
Member
Encore Plus, Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)
Ministry Advisor
Life Changers Christian Center Church
East Baton Rouge Council on Aging
Board
Experience
Young Life Urban Task Force
Experience
Touch a Life Foundation
Experience
National Black Caucus of State Legislators
Experience
Leadership Greater Baton Rouge
Experience
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Leadership Louisiana
Leadership Louisiana
Member
Tyrus Thomas, Incorporated
National Council of State Legislators
Communications Committee
Southern University Center for Women Studies
Advisory Board
Member
State Select Committee on High School Interscholastic Atheltics
Former Member
Insurance Committee, Louisiana State Senate
Former Member
Joint Legislative Committee on Capital Outlay, Louisiana State Senate
Former Member
Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, Louisiana State Senate
Former Member
Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate
Former Member
Select Women and Children Committee, Louisiana State Senate
Former Member
Local and Municipal Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate