Shannon will serve as Board Vice President for 2019. Shannon was born and raised in west Michigan, graduating from Galesburg Augusta and Western Michigan University. She and her husband Mark lived on the east side of the state after marrying where Shannon taught preschool in Oakland County. In 2008, Mark was relocated back to West Michigan. They chose to move their family to Plainwell and are proud to be members of this wonderful community. Their children, Kate and Bennett attend Gilkey Elementary. Shannon has been a substitute teacher and an active classroom volunteer. She also devotes her personal time to many Gilkey Parent Club activities and helps out with the Friends of Ransom Library. She has already started taking school board training courses through the Michigan Association of School Boards and is looking forward to continuing to serve her community. Her family resides at Lake Doster and she can be reached at 248-250-4339 or firstname.lastname@example.org.