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Shannon Hughes

Shannon started her 28 year career at Weyerhaeuser, where she led communications, marketing, sales support, international/domestic sales and public affairs, working over the years for nearly all Weyerhaeuser’s businesses. She retired in 2021.

In addition to her work with Puget Sound, she has volunteered with the United Way of King County, Solid Ground and the Domestic Abuse Women’s Network. Shannon has also served on various professional boards including Woodworks, Green Building Initiative, Abundant Forest Alliance and Sustainable Forestry Initiative. 

Shannon graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a bachelor’s degree in business administration (marketing emphasis). She also spent her junior year studying in Florence, Italy, through Gonzaga University. She also holds a leadership certificate from the Seattle University Executive Leadership Program. 

Shannon recently moved from Seattle to Carmel, California, where she lives with her husband Peter. She enjoys growing fruits/vegetables in the garden, sleeping outdoors under the stars while backpacking, and trading her homemade chocolates, cheese and soaps at barter fairs and food swaps