Charles S. Harmon was elected Council Member for Ward 1, Position 2 in November of 2006. He began his service on January 1, 2007. He serves in the same seat that his father, the late Mayor Bill Harmon served in for over 10 years before being elected Mayor of Sherwood.
Council Member Harmon serves as Chair of the Parks and Recreation Committee, and is a member of the Personnel Committee. He formerly served as a Fire Commissioner for the Sylvan Hills Fire Department, which was merged into and is now part of the Sherwood Fire Department. He is also a past president of the North Hills Jaycees. He and his family are active members of Cornerstone Bible Fellowship Church in Sherwood.
Education & Experience
Council Member Harmon has lived in Sherwood for almost his entire life. He attended Sherwood Elementary School, and graduated from Sylvan Hills High School in 1981. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Economics and Insurance from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and a Juris Doctorate from UALR’s William H. Bowen School of Law, where he graduated with honors. Council Member Harmon currently works as a manager for Pete Barry Insurance. He has formerly worked as an attorney for the Social Security Administration, and as a real estate, probate and estate planning attorney in private practice. He also served as in-house real estate counsel for Dillard's, Inc.
Council Member Harmon has been married since 1992 to Monica L. Mason, and they are the proud parents of two girls and one boy.