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Meet ... Shannen McKahan

Seeing how buildings take shape is what Shannen (Rusilko) McKahan finds most interesting about her job with South Fayette Township. As administrative assistant to the building and planning departments for the past three years, she has enjoyed learning about "everything that goes into creating a building and seeing how all the pieces fit together."

Shannen McKahan
Photo: Andrea Iglar

Hometown: Washington, PA

Education: Bachelor's degree in business administration from Washington & Jefferson College

Family: Husband, Rick (married in October 2018; their parents had been childhood friends)

First Job: Food server during bingoFirst Car: Navy blue Chevy Cavalier

Hobbies: Reading, watching movies and walking her dog, Finnick, an Australian Shepherd

Favorite Food: Lasagna

Favorite Destinations: Germany (she spent two weeks there) and Charleston, South Carolina

Bucket List: European travel to England, Italy and Spain

Best Quality of South Fayette: "Everyone is so proud of living here."

Fun Fact about Shannen: Her younger sister, Summerlee, is a skilled drawing artist. "We're best friends, so that's pretty awesome," Shannen says.

— Andrea Iglar

South Fayette Connect | Spring 2019