Brigitte Kirkconnell -Shaughness was appointed to the JLSC in accordance with section 105(1)(a).
Mrs. Kirkconnell-Shaughness graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a major in Management. Upon completion of her formal education and prior to returning home, Mrs. Kirkconnell - Shaughness worked for a family-owned and operated Home Centre/ Building Materials store in Pennsylvania.
Since 1992, Mrs. Kirkconnell-Shaughness has worked for her family primarily as the General Manager of Kirk Home Centre and is a member of the boards of directors for various other companies.
Through the years Mrs. Kirkconnell-Shaughness has had the privilege of serving on various private sector and statutory authority boards such as the Chamber of Commerce, the Business Staffing Plan Board and the National Security Council. She is also a member of the Meals on Wheels board.