Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

 District 4 - Shawn A. Kachmar

Portrait of Shawn KachmarShawn and his wife Jennifer are residents of Wilmington Island. Their three children attend or have graduated from SCCPSS schools. Before joining the School Board, Shawn was active in the PTA and served as an elected parent representative on the May Howard School Council.

Shawn is also active in the Savannah community, particularly in the area of education. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Educate Chatham Foundation, and is the past Chairman of the Board and a classroom volunteer for Junior Achievement, an organization that brings volunteers from the business community into classrooms. He has also served as a volunteer for the Mock Trial Program at Beach High School. 
Additionally, Shawn has served on the Boards of the Georgia Employer Committee, the Savannah Employer Committee, the Downtown Business Association, the Savannah Bar Association, the Savannah Development & Renewal Authority, and Savannah United, a local soccer club.  He is also a 2006 graduate of Leadership Savannah and a 2013 graduate of Leadership Georgia.
Shawn is an attorney at Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn, where he currently serves on the firm’s Management Committee.  His law practice focuses on employment law, employee benefits, and business litigation. 

Term of Service:    January 1, 2023– January  1, 2027

Education: ​
    Emory University School of Law, Juris Doctor, with Honors
    The Pennsylvania State University, BS in Public Policy, with High Distinction

Occupation:     Attorney

Phone: (912) 695-6984 


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