Rich Shannon, BS, MPA

Local resolutions for Medicare for All

Rich Shannon earned a BS in Engineering Management from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Colorado. He spent four years on active duty before starting a 22-year career in city government including 14 years with the city of Ft. Collins, where he was deputy city manager for part of that time. For more than five years, he has been actively engaged in promoting universal health care and making presentations throughout Colorado.  

“Why would we allow a system that is so unfair, so expensive, and causes so much pain to remain in existence?  Personal decisions about how to live our lives should not be dictated by our health care system.” ~Rich Shannon