Shannon joined the board in the spring of 2012. Professionally, Shannon just retired from a career as a family nurse practitioner in private practice with her husband Dr. Kirk Gooding. She has worked with hospice in Spokane and the low income population of the Rogue Valley, and has received awards for her work with homeless and on woman's health issues. Her passions are being in nature and studying birds and plants. Other important elements in her life include her family, who live locally, playing tennis, and taking trips to rural places, with a special love of the rural areas of Mexico.