Charlene Bybee was elected to serve Ward 4 on the Sparks City Council in November 2014. Ms. Bybee is a lifelong Sparks resident who has been an active community leader for more than 30 years.
During her time as the President of the Junior League of Reno, she worked to raise awareness about domestic violence prevention and brought the “Silent Witness” project to the state of Nevada.
Ms. Bybee is passionate about education. She served as Parent Association President at her sons’ schools, and on numerous committees for the Washoe County School District and was named as "WCSD Volunteer of the Month". She was an unpaid lobbyist at the Nevada Legislature for several sessions, speaking out for education reform and fiscal restraint.
Other community involvement includes serving on a United Way Fund Distribution Panel and a member of the UNR Pack PAAWS Women’s Athletic Booster Board. She helped Sparks plan for the future by serving on the Sparks 2040 Master Plan Steering Committee and the City of Sparks Charter Committee.
Ms. Bybee is a 1976 graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno. She has worked as a flight attendant for American Airlines for 38 years. Ms. Bybee and her husband Bern of 34-years have two boys.
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