Shannon Stubbs

Shadow Minister for Natural Resources

Shannon Stubbs was nominated as the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for the new
federal Electoral District of Lakeland on December 18, 2014. Shannon has lived in Lakeland
most of her life. Raised on a farm near Chipman, Shannon and her husband Shayne reside on the
family farm near Two Hills. Shannon has a diverse professional background spanning the
private, not for profit, political and public sectors, at both federal and provincial jurisdictions.

As a Senior Consultant with Hill + Knowlton Canada in Edmonton, Shannon advocated for
clients across the health and pharmaceutical, oil and gas, not for profit and charity, and education
sectors on a wide range of government and public relations initiatives. Prior to joining H&K,
Shannon worked in government and community relations in the Edmonton office of SAIT
Polytechnic, contributing to successful advocacy efforts for expansion funding, and promoting
investment and public-private partnerships in skilled trades education, apprenticeship and
training.

Shannon previously worked for several years in the Alberta Government public service in both
the Departments of Energy and Economic Development. In the Oil Sands Business Unit,
Shannon provided policy development, research and communications support, led the
organization of a series of public-private workshops on transportation infrastructure, labour
needs, royalties and taxation, First Nations relations, and environmental stewardship in Alberta’s
oil sands regions, and value added and hydrocarbon upgrading development, and participated in
cross departmental committees. She then joined the International Offices and Trade Division in
Alberta Economic Development to co-lead an international marketing and advocacy project for
Alberta’s oil sands and heavy oil technology, supply and service businesses, helping to create the
first Alberta’s Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Guidebook and Directory. That project received a
Premier’s Award of Excellence.