Shannon Roers Jones, a native of Horace, ND, is a member of the North Dakota House of Representatives proudly serving in District 46.
A member of The Chamber of Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo, Shannon strives to ensure that North Dakota remains a national economic leader and an attractive home for families and businesses alike. In addition to supporting a business friendly environment, Shannon is working in the legislature to make government more effective and efficient through tax reform, eliminating unnecessary regulations, and making strategic investments for long-term growth.
As a resident of the Red River Valley, Shannon is keenly aware of the challenges facing our state regarding citizens who have struggled with addiction and those rejoining the community after incarceration. Shannon is not only committed to building infrastructure needed to support vulnerable citizens, but ensuring that our resources are used effectively for community and economic development.
Shannon spent considerable amounts of her childhood working with her family’s construction and development business, where she learned the value of hard work and the important part played by each employee. As a mother, attorney, and independent voice for her community, Shannon is committed to using these values as she serves her friends and neighbors in the state legislature.
Shannon received her undergraduate degree from the College of St. Benedict, where she studied business guided by the Benedictine values of respect for all people, stewardship and service. After graduation from the College of St. Benedict, Shannon earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. After five years of working in real estate, Shannon returned to North Dakota and graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law.
Shannon has always been actively involved in her family’s construction and development business, where she currently serves as chief legal counsel.
Shannon is an active volunteer with local service organizations, including the United Way, Jeremiah Program, Churches United for the Homeless, and serves on the board of directors for Face It Together and the F5 Project.
Shannon resides in south Fargo with her husband Ross and their daughters Olivia, Kendall and Kate.