Shannon Bailey has been a member of the GFWC St. Petersburg Junior Woman’s Club since 1997 and loves doing a wide variety of projects with unique, accomplished women who share her passion for service. She is also an active member of GFWC St. Petersburg Woman’s Club. Shannon has served on the GFWC Florida Board of Directors for 13 years, including as GFWC Florida Director of Junior Clubs 2018-2020. She introduced Book Heroes as her special project, which was embraced by all levels of GFWC Florida clubs, who donated over 100,000 books during her tenure. Book Heroes continues as a GFWC Florida project. She currently serves GFWC Florida as GFWC Florida Recording Secretary.

Shannon is honored to serve at the GFWC International level as Director-elect of Junior Clubs. As Director-elect, she supports State Directors of Junior Clubs and is a member of the GFWC Strategic Planning Committee as she prepares to serve as GFWC Director of Junior Clubs 2024-2026. In the last administration, she served as GFWC Leadership Committee Chairman, developing the GFWC Leadership Toolkit and conducting GFWC LEADS with her committee. Shannon is a Registered Parliamentarian and is a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians and the Electronic Association of Parliamentarians.

Shannon grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida, and attended Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. She and her husband Edwin run Blackwell Auctions, an antiques and fine art auction gallery. Their son Trey is 23 and handles photography and videography for the gallery. Shannon loves to walk, travel, and read in her spare time.