Phyllis Sparks for Boone County CommissionerPhyllis Sparks for Boone County Commissioner

Phyllis Sparks is a life-long resident of Boone County, mother of three, wife, and business owner located in Walton. She and her husband, Russell, started and operate a heavy industrial crane and rigging company servicing coal fields and rock quarries for more than twenty-five years.

Phyllis is the past president of the International Dyslexia Association of Kentucky, Vice Chair of the Boone County Republican Party, and served as Campaign Coordinator during Congressman Thomas Massie’s successful 2012 Congressional race.

As a longtime advocate for lower taxes and fiscal responsibility, Phyllis has led the way by opposing tolls for the Brent Spence Bridge, challenging a parks tax, and promoting accountability within special taxing districts.

In 2012, Phyllis was successful in lobbying and passing legislation in Frankfort that strengthen our education laws for students with reading disabilities such as Dyslexia. HB6, known as the Response to Intervention/Dyslexia bill passed both the House and Senate unanimously and signed by the Governor on May 29, 2012.