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Brendan Sharkey's Biography
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Wife: Diane; 2 Step Children: Chad, Jeff
JD, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1989
BA, English, Georgetown University, 1984
BA, Philosophy, Georgetown University, 1984
Former Deputy Majority Leader, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Representative, Connecticut State House of Representatives, District 88, 2001-2017
Speaker, Connecticut State House of Representatives, 2013-2017
Former Majority Leader, Connecticut State House of Representatives, 2010-2012
Former Member, Finance, Revenue & Bonding Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Former Co-Chair, Legislative Management Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Former Chair, Planning & Development Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Former Chair, Program Review & Investigations Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Owner, AmeriZone Limited Liability Company, 1998-present
Owner, J. Brendan Sharkey, Attorney at Law, 1989-present
Co-Owner, Connecticut Zoning and Permitting Limited Liability Company
Director, Grant Operations, Town of Hamden, Connecticut, 1993-1997
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Board of Directors, New Haven Boys and Girls Club
Member, Connecticut State Bar Association
Board Member, Hamden Boys and Girls Club
Member, Hamden Chamber of Commerce
Member, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
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