Shawna Giggey-Mashal has been involved in many volunteer and board positions in the Newton Public Schools and the community. Past roles have included: PTO’s fundraising and events chair, Daytime Liaison, Understanding our Differences volunteer, Huntington Lecture Series, Parent Guidance groups, Transitioning Together mentor, Guidance Advisory Council member, Eickler Committee member, Newton Free Library volunteer, All Newton Music School Board Emeritus, MetroWest YMCA board, New Rep Theatre Gala committee, Boston Committee of Garden Club of America board. Shawna is a past president of the Junior League of Boston and the JLB Garden Club. Current volunteer positions include: Historic Newton board and Woman Working for the Oceans (W2O) board. Shawna has a BSN and worked as a pediatric oncology nurse at Johns Hopkins and Dupont Merck Pharmaceuticals.