Published on: 8/7/2020
Former Cortez Mayor Karen Sheek has been elected president of the Colorado State League of Women Voters. Sheek, a longtime resident of Cortez, is a retired teacher/media specialist who taught at the Cortez Middle School for over 30 years. For almost 20 years, she and her business partner operated Seas’nings Catering, providing off-site catering services. Chosen to fill a vacated City Council seat in 2011, Sheek served on the Cortez council for 8½ years, six of them as mayor. Sheek has been a member of the League of Women Voters of Montezuma County for over five years and served on leadership team for three years. The election took place during a Zoom webinar of the League of Women Voters of Colorado Council 2020 Saturday. The meeting, originally scheduled for Grand Junction, was held online because of the coronavirus pandemic. For more information, contact Eleanor Kuhl at 564-0708.