Timothy Sheldon - ninth District

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Tim Sheldon was elected to New Castle County Council, District 9, in November 2004. The District 9 boundaries lie from Prices Corner, Kirkwood Highway to Newark, north to the Pike Creek area then west to Lancaster Pike. Tim serves as chairman for the Personnel Committee as well as co-chair of the Special Services Committee for New Castle County Council.

Personal Information

Tim resides in Roseville Park, Newark and has two daughters, Jamie and Kyle. He attends Holy Angels Church.

Memberships & Affiliations

Tim is the former vice president of the Delaware State AFL-CIO and the Delaware Building Trades Council. Tim started as an apprentice with the Bricklayers Union Local No. 1 where he later became a business manager. Currently he works for the United Way as the Director of AFL-CIO Community Engagement.

Tim is a former vice chairman of the United Way of Delaware. He serves on the Delaware Solid Waste Authority Board where he was instrumental in bringing single stream recycling to the State of Delaware. He is an Emeritus member of the Board of Directors for the Western YMCA. Also he is the Commissioner on the Governor’s Commission on Community and Volunteer Services.


There are several volunteer opportunities that are memorable to Tim. He donated over 100 hours helping build the Gilda Radnor House for Ovarian Cancer victims in Bensalem, PA. Tim's union was chosen to do brick work at the Py Family house in Philadelphia, PA, featured on the ABC TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition