Shannon is Dan’s staff liaison to the Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services, Portland Children's Levy, and the Portland Housing Bureau. For the Housing Bureau she works on policy, asset management, affordable housing development, and homeownership. She also serves as the liaison to both the Portland Housing Advisory Committee and Home Forward. She received her B.A. from the Evergreen State College, her J.D. from Lewis & Clark College of Law, and is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association. Before working for Dan, Shannon was a Staff Attorney working on consumer protection issues.