Originally from Welsh, La. but now residing in Gretna, La, Shawn moved to the New Orleans area nearly 4 years ago. He started attending MCC shortly afterwards. After becoming a lector and member of the A/V Team Shawn volunteered to become a Board Member. He was then elected Vice-Moderator. At the 2018 Congregational Meeting he ran to stay on the Board where he won a 2 yr position and was soon after re-elected Vice Moderator.