Shannon Tolleson

Research Competitions Coordinator

As Research Competitions Coordinator, Shannon is responsible for the implementation and administrative management of MSFHR competitions including launch, communication and support to applicants, coordination of application review processes, award administration, and close out.

Prior to joining MSFHR, Shannon worked as the Senior Office & Finance Coordinator at Vital Voices Global Partnership in Washington, DC, where she supported the finance team in procurement and contract administration, sub-grant management, and accounts payable; coordinated office administration; and assisted with program logistics. She has also worked in retail operations and inventory management at the US wireless company AT&T.

Shannon holds a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Western Washington University.