Associate General Secretary/Director
Shawn was raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She graduated from Perkins School of Theology with a Masters of Theological Studies and from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN with an Education/Psychology Degree. Shawn is commissioned as a deacon in the North Texas Conference.
Prior to Shawn's involvement with Global Ministries, she was the founder and director of Project Transformation, a not-for-profit organization in Dallas that connected young adults seeking leadership opportunities to urban communities. Shawn has other faith-based non-profit experiences as the program director at Wesley-Rankin Community Center in Dallas.
At The Advance, Shawn:
- • Provides leadership and vision to the staff and work of The Advance
- • Supervises staff