Shawn Henessee started as county manager in July 2018.
Shawn most recently worked as the city administrator of Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Other positions he has held include county administrator for Marinette County, Wisconsin, and assistant director in Jackson County, Missouri.
Shawn holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Wichita State University, a master’s degree in political science from the University of Kansas and a law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Shawn grew up in Kansas and Colorado. He and his wife live in the city of Vancouver with their three dogs.