Shawn McKillop, APR, has communications experience working in highly political environments such as Queen’s Park in Ontario, Canada. He supported communications that were directed by the Premier of Ontario while working with Members of Provincial Parliament and Cabinet Ministers including the Minister of Labour, the Minister of Community and Social Services, the Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues and the Minister of Education. It was in his role as communications advisor to the Minister of Education that he developed a passion for education.
In 2007, he moved into school public relations as communications officer at the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and became the manager of communications and community relations for the Grand Erie District School Board in 2010. Shawn earned his Accreditation in Public Relations in 2016
and in 2017, returned to the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board as the Manager of Communications and Community Engagement.