Shannon Tracey

Communications Director - ON LEAVE
Phone: 510-740-3150 x303


Shannon is on leave until June 30, 2014. In the meantime, please contact Bianca Taylor for communications inquiries.

As Communications Director, Shannon helps TransForm's advocacy, program, and development teams maximize their impact through the strategic use of words, images, and actions. She oversees online and print communications and supports campaigns with media and advocacy efforts.

Shannon previously served as the Communications and Development Manager, building TransForm's community of support by overseeing fun, engaging events and other fundraising efforts.She originally joined TransForm staff in 2009 to coordinate the Transportation For America campaign's partner organizations in northern California.  These partners (including TransForm) are working together to win federal transportation policy that actively supports a nation of world-class public transportation and neighborhoods that require less driving - all while keeping our current transportation infrastructure in great shape. 

Shannon has worked for over a decade in California as a community organizer on issues ranging from forest protection to economic democracy.  She has served in communications, development, and management roles at various organizations in the Bay Area and Humboldt County.
Shannon enjoys her bike commute from north Oakland to TransForm's downtown office.  She participates in people-powered transportation on land and sea as a hiker, cyclist, swimmer, and rower.  Shannon is originally from the northeast and holds a B.A. from Harvard University and an M.S. in Environmental Education from Lesley University.