Shannon Phillips is an active member of the Lethbridge community, and is running for her second term as MLA to continue to provide the city with the strong representation it deserves.
With ten years of experience in journalism and policy analysis relating to the economy and how it affects middle- and lower-income families, Shannon understands what matters to Albertans. She knows that it is vital to build a strong economy through diversification, while also working to protect the public services that people rely on.
As Minister of Environment and Parks and the Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office, Shannon has shown that taking action on climate change must go hand in hand with economy to ensure a sustainable and prosperous future for Alberta.
Shannon received a Bachelor of Arts with honours in political science in 1999, and in 2002 she completed her Master of Arts, both at the University of Alberta. Shannon resides with her two sons in Lethbridge, Alberta.