Shannon is a proud Kamilaroi and Wiradjuri man with strong connections to his culture, community and identity. He has over 17 years of experience working within health-based services in both the public and NGO sectors as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner. He also has extensive experience in the out-of-home care sector. Shannon is currently a Senior Manager for Marist180, overseeing their social inclusion programs in Sydney’s western suburbs. He is also an active Board member of another fantastic organisation: Junaya, a Family Development Service-based organisation offering Early Intervention in Western Sydney.
Shannon is committed to improving the lives of all children, young people and adults in the communities he works with. He places emphasis on looking towards a future where we can flip from intergenerational trauma to intergenerational strength.