Sharon Anne Harrington, Vice Chair

Sharon Anne Harrington became a Commissioner of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission in July 2009. She was reappointed by Governor Christie in June 2013.

Prior to joining the Casino Control Commission, Harrington served as Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) from March 2004 through July 2009. During her tenure at the MVC, the customer experience was transformed and many services were modernized. On-line technology solutions were added and enhanced and services streamlined.

Commissioner Harrington was State Director for U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg. She had previously been Managing Partner with Public Strategies Impact, a Trenton-based Government Relations/Public Affairs firm. Her portfolio included public and private sector clients at the state and federal levels. Harrington served as Vice Chair of the Region 1 Board of Directors of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) and on the International Board. She was also a member and past chairman of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. She served as a member of the State Ethics Commission, Public Member to the New Jersey Cemetery Board (1981-1983), Commissioner on the Urban Enterprise Zone Authority (1984-1990) and a member of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (1990-1996; 2002-2010).

Harrington currently serves as a board member of ArtPride New Jersey. Past service includes: the Non-Profit Finance Fund, the Atlantic City Special Improvement District Advisory Committee, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Passage Theatre, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the Women of Irish Heritage of the Jersey Shore, as well as The New Jersey Cultural Trust.

Harrington is a graduate of Glassboro State College, now Rowan University, where she served on the Alumni Board. She is married to George Sullivan. They reside in Bradley Beach, Monmouth County.