Founder & Executive Director
Shannon Lynch was born in Washington, DC and grew up in the Pacific Northwest. As part of a military family, Shannon has always felt a strong call to public service. Shannon started working on political campaigns at the age of 16, and has since worked on local, state, and federal campaigns. She ran for public office for the first time in 2018 when she sought out a nonpartisan commissioner position in DC.
Shannon holds a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and a master's degree from American University. She is also a graduate of the Women's Campaign School at Yale University. She currently works as a podcast producer and audio engineer at a think tank in Washington, DC.