Shannon Bailey

GFWC Director of Junior Clubs

During her term as GFWC Director-elect of Junior Clubs Shannon supported State Directors of Junior Clubs and was a member of the GFWC Strategic Planning Committee. From 2020–2022, Shannon served as GFWC Leadership Committee Chairman, developing the GFWC Leadership Toolkit and conducting GFWC LEADS with her committee. Shannon is a Registered Parliamentarian and is a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians and the Electronic Association of Parliamentarians.

Shannon has been a member of the GFWC St. Petersburg Junior Woman’s Club since 1997 and loves doing a wide variety of projects with unique, accomplished women who share her passion for service. She is also an active member of GFWC St. Petersburg Woman’s Club and GFWC Girls on Fire, a cyber club. Shannon has served on the GFWC Florida Board of Directors for 13 years, including as GFWC Florida Director of Junior Clubs 2018-2020. She introduced Book Heroes as her special project, which was embraced by all levels of GFWC Florida clubs, who donated over 100,000 books during her tenure. Book Heroes continues as a GFWC Florida project. She currently serves GFWC Florida as GFWC Florida Recording Secretary.

Shannon grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida, and attended Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. She and her husband Edwin run Blackwell Auctions, an antiques and fine art auction gallery. Their son Trey is 24 and handles photography and videography for the gallery. Shannon loves to walk, travel, and read in her spare time.