Shari L. McCartney is Mayor of Oakland Park


Mayor Shari McCartney

Republican,  Shari L. McCartney, began her term as Mayor of Oakland Park on March 19th. The Oakland Park City Council meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month.

Mayor Shari McCartney and her family live in the Sleepy River Acres neighborhood. She co-founded the Sleepy River Acres neighborhood association; served on the Oakland Park Code Enforcement Board and is a graduate of the Oakland Park Local Government Academy.

Mayor McCartney is a graduate of the University of Florida and St. Thomas University, School of Law. Shari is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale based law firm Tripp Scott, where her practice focuses on government-regulatory issues and general counsel for healthcare and education entities, and entities in other highly regulated industries.

NEXT BREC MEETING: this Monday, March 24, 2014

Our keynote speakers this month are from Americans for Prosperity.  They will address the urgent issue of pension reform.  Also invited to speak are all Republican Congressional Candidates, whose districts touch inside Broward County.

  1. Please remember this month’s BREC meeting is on  March 24, 2014 (fourth Monday)
    • Meeting Time & Location:  Sheraton Suites Fort Lauderdale at Cypress Creek, 555 NW 62nd Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309.
    • 6:00 pm–begin sign in.
    • 7:00 pm–begin meeting.
  2. IMPORTANT MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT:  If you have missed 2 or more consecutive meetings and wish to remain in BREC, you must request an excused absence(s) before you miss a 3rd consecutive meeting.  According to our County Constitution, “Prior to missing such third consecutive meeting, any member may request, in writing, that an absence be excused indicating the reason for such absence.”  Otherwise you will be automatically removed from the BREC membership list.  Your written request for an excused absence should be sent to