Shannon is a community well-being specialist with a passion for supporting healthy, equitable and sustainable communities. After finishing her degree in Kinesiology at the University of Victoria she went on to complete her Masters in Public Health with a focus on social policy. Her work experience includes healthy communities planning, multi-sectoral stakeholder engagement and collaboration, workshop development and facilitation, and outcomes monitoring. Shannon also sits on the Board of Directors for the Public Health Association of BC.
Through her work, Shannon has had the opportunity to engage with diverse partners, including local and provincial governments, health authorities, educational institutions, community funders, local businesses and community organizations. She strives to build strong relationships with community partners and work with them to identify opportunities for collaboration and knowledge sharing; bridging the gap between planning and public health.