For nearly five years, Shane has been Managing Director, Government and Public Affairs for the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association. He has been the Association’s communications lead through multiple rounds of collective bargaining with teachers’ and education workers’ unions.

Prior to his current role, Shane spent almost a decade working in the provincial government, serving as Chief of Staff to the Attorney General of Ontario, Chief of Staff to the Solicitor General of Ontario, and Chief of Staff to the Minister of Government and Consumer Services, and Francophone Affairs. He has advised cabinet ministers and Premiers on a variety of complex files including labour relations and collective bargaining, constitutional and human rights issues, justice sector reforms, and government procurement. Shane’s experiences include leading policy development for legislation, stakeholder consultations, crisis communications, and issues management. A lawyer by training, Shane began his career with a large, full-service law firm in Toronto.