Ms. Sharon Burney

Program Assistant



Ms. Burney was born in Virginia and was raised in Washington
D.C. and New York. She is a widely respected community activist and
poet in Gainesville. She joined the AASP staff in August 2003 after
working three years as the administrative assistant for one of the top
children’s neurosurgeons in Florida. She has been instrumental in
handling the administrative component of course schedules, the October
2003 Newsletter, research and travel arrangements for faculty and
invited guests, and coordinating the student assistants for program and
project tasks. In a short time, her organizational and creative skills
have considerably contributed to the growth and development of AASP.