Commissioner Shanon Materio was sworn into office on April 4, 2013. Shanon Materio was elected to the West Palm Beach Commission on March 12, 2013.
Prior to being elected City Commission, Shanon Materio was appointed by Mayor Lois Frankel as a Public Places Committee Member for the Arts in Public Places Board for the City of West Palm Beach. She also served as a South End Neighborhood Association (SENA) Board Member for six years, and was one of the founding members. Shanon Materio was SENA President in 2005, working on a variety of committees and issues related to improving the Dixie Highway corridor.
Additionally, Commissioner Materio is a member of the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency. She has contributed to the success of major CRA accomplishments such as completing renovation of two major gateways at 6th Ave and 10th Ave North under a budget of $13-14 million combined, and was on the committee responsible for developing the $24.5 million NSP2 grant. An active member of the Tropical Ridge Neighborhood Association, Shanon Materio continually participates in neighborhood clean ups and community activities and fundraisers.
As a professional art glass developer and business owner, the Commissioner has also served on the Art Glass Association of America as Board Member and Co-chair of the Education Committee for two years. Her passion for education led her to teach art glass business curriculum, as well as serve as PTO President at South Olive Elementary, where she developed fundraising opportunities and relieved the PTO of a significant debt. Additional funds were used to build a new playground, open an on-campus supply store, and fund a program to clothe underprivileged children.
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