Sharon has been in the breed since 1972 and is the breeder of hundreds of accomplished conformation, obedience and tracking Tervuren under the StarBright name. She is an active AKC obedience and breed judge, as well as a UKC breed judge. She has twice judged the National Specialty for the American Belgian Tervuren Club, and has judged the National for the Belgian Sheepdog Club of America, the American Belgian Malinois Club, and the Belgian Sheepdog Club of Canada. Additionally she judged the NBSDC Specialty in Great Britain, and has judged Belgians in Australia. Over the years she served in many capacities for the ABTC, including 10 years as its AKC Delegate and as several as President.