Shawn was born and raised in Swift Current Saskatchewan.
Shawn completed his Primary Care Paramedic program in 2007 and moved to PEI shortly after.
Shawn started his paramedic career with Island EMS and went on to complete his Advanced Care Paramedic training in 2010. In 2011 Shawn accepted the roel as a Senior Operations Paramedic responsbile for Clinical Quality. In 2014 Shawn transitioned into an acting Operations Manager and then in 2016 he accepted the permanent role as Eastern Operations Mannager at Island EMS. He continues as the lead for Clinical/Quality for IEMS staff for the Souris & Montague regions.
Shawn currently resides in Charlottetown with his wife and 3 children.