MLA Shannon Phillips is a graduate of the University of Alberta holding a BA and MA in Political Science. She has lived in Lethbridge since 2006, and has ten years of experience in journalism and policy analysis relating to the economy and how it affects middle- and lower-income families.
MLA Phillips was sworn in to cabinet as Minister of Environment and Parks on May 24, 2015. On February 2, 2016, Ms. Phillips was named the Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office.
MLA Phillips lives in Lethbridge with her family.