Shawn Clark, born and raised in Fresno, CA, is a proud graduate of Fresno State, where he earned a BA in Political Science and a Graduate Business minor. Through his involvement with the Maddy Institute, Shawn had the opportunity to work in both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate. He furthered his education at California State University, Dominguez Hills, earning a Master of Public Administration Degree with a concentration in Public Management. Before joining Councilmember Maxwell’s staff, he served as an educator at San Joaquin Memorial High School. In his free time, Shawn and his fiancée devote their efforts to fostering dogs, providing much-needed care and love for animals in need.