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New Executive Director

JULY 01, 2018

The Parks Youth Ranch Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Shannan Stavinoha has been selected as the next Executive Director.  Shannan comes to the Ranch from the Richmond State Supported Living Center where she served as Community Relations Director and Public Information Officer. Additionally, Shannan provided fundraising and administrative direction and support for the Volunteer Services Council of the Richmond SSLC. 

A longtime resident of Fort Bend County, Shannan began her professional career in financial services before moving to non-profit support where she has grown her non-profit admiration through experience with Child Advocates of Fort Bend and the Central Fort Bend Chamber.  Shannan is a 2007 graduate of Leadership Fort Bend through the Central Fort Bend Chamber, a 2017 graduate of the Fort Bend Leadership Forum through the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and a 2018 graduate of the Excellence for Nonprofit Leadership through Fort Bend Forward and the George Foundation.

In addition to her professional life, Shannan serves on the Fort Bend PIO Steering Committee, the Richmond Pecan Harvest Festival Committee and spends countless hours volunteering for organizations within the schools her children attend.  Shannan is a Lamar Consolidated High School Alumni and currently calls Pecan Grove home with her husband, Stephen and their three children Teddy, Jimmy and Evelyn.

The staff at Parks Youth Ranch is thrilled to have her on board!