Shawna has been an RCMP Member for over 31 years and completed all of her service in British Columbia. She has been stationed on Vancouver Island, Okanagan and LMD and now is the Officer in Charge of Vernon North Okanagan Detachments (Vernon, Armstrong, Enderby and Lumby Detachments). Through the course of her career, Shawna focused on Drug Enforcement and Undercover Operations, both in the Undercover and Cover roles- a role not common with females. She is a recognized drug expert in both Provincial and Supreme Court on drug files. She was the first female Officer level Detachment Commander outside of the Lower Mainland. Shawna’s goal is to advance female leadership within the RCMP and support females trying to increase their roles and responsibilities within policing, especially in areas which are normally held by males. Click on contact to send Shawna an email or email her directly at