Shawn is the Vice President of Business Development at Industrial Supply Company where he has been employed for the past 35 years. He serves as a community integrator working as the vice president of the Salt Lake branch of the NAACP, as a Commissioner on the Governor’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Commission, he heads the Utah Multicultural Civic Council and is a member of the ME4U coalition. Mr. Newell serves as a member of the Utah State Board of Education, the Utah Manufacturer’s Association Board, the workforce and Economic Development Advisory board at Salt Lake Community College where he is also Alumni Council President for Salt Lake Community College and a Trustee for SLCC. Mr. Newell is a Civility Ambassador for World Civility through iChange Nations. Additionally, he serves on the Utah Courts Committee for Self-Represented Parties and as a President’s Ambassador for the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce.