Shannon, a New Orleans native, has over 15 years of experience in community outreach, fundraising, and program/executive support. She previously served as Community Development Specialist at ASI Federal Credit Union, Grants Manager at The National WWII Museum, and Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at LSU Health Sciences Center–New Orleans. Additionally, Shannon was a founding board member and prior Chair of the Development Committee for Foundation Preparatory Charter School in New Orleans. She enjoys using her development and community engagement skills to support and enhance the work of LAPCS and its member schools. Shannon and her husband have two young daughters, both enrolled at a New Orleans charter school.