IDW 2015 Convention – Award Series – Young Democratic Woman of the Year – Shana Harrison

Shana Harrison

Shana Jo Harrison – Shana is a graduate of the Civic Leadership Program from the University of Illinois: Urbana-Champaign with her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science.

Shana is an associate lobbyist with J&J Legislative to advocate for non-profit clients in Springfield and works as the political advisor to Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs. Prior to J&J Legislative, LLC., Shana worked in the Governor’s Office on labor policy. Shana also worked for the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149 in order to monitor and advocate for policies that affect the pipe trades including Cronus Chemical, a $1.4 billion fertilizer project in Tuscola, IL.

In 2014, Shana was a delegate in the Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership. She was also elected in 2014 to the Champaign County Board District 9 and currently serves as the Democratic Caucus Chair.

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