Shannon is a licensed mental health counselor for New York State. Shannon began her career in the community college setting in 2010 at Genesee Community College. She had the opportunity to work as part of a collaborative and integrated team to increase mental health awareness on campus, assist with conduct process and Title XI. Shannon transitioned to Monroe Community College in 2014 and continues her counseling services, outreach, and trainings. Shannon is a certified mental health first aid Instructor and is passionate about spreading awareness and reducing stigma around issues of mental health. Shannon received her BA in psychology and sociology from SUNY Geneseo and her MS in mental health counseling from St. John Fisher College.