Colleen Shaughnessy was a unique and rare person committed to community service and bettering the people around her.
Colleen was responsible for the Cleveland office of Former Secretary of State (now Senator) Sherrod Brown. Prior to that, she managed Mr. Brown’s successful campaign for Secretary of State.
Beyond her active involvement in politics, Colleen was an enthusiastic, honest and idealistic mover of people. Colleen was a builder in her neighborhood, church and community. Her energy was contagious, and she demanded commitment and social awareness from the many people she called her friends.
Colleen lived in this community only four years, but she touched and affected more people than most do in a lifetime.
The Colleen Shaughnessy Memorial Forum was created to recognize Colleen’s contributions to Cleveland.
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