Shannon McInnes
Manager, Philanthropic Relations
Douglas College
Surrey, British Columbia


Shannon has spent the last 15 years in charitable fund development, raising over $35M for social services, education and health charities in BC with development roles at Canadian Cancer Society, BCIT and United Way of the Lower Mainland. Now, as the Manager, Philanthropic Relations at Douglas College, she combines donor-centric approaches with innovative strategy to engage donors, partners and the private sector to realize initiatives that will create both economic opportunities and student success. Shannon integrates her career with her family with her partner and 4 children, while also volunteering on a number of civic, non profit and professional association boards and committees.