Ms. Shanahan, an attorney, is the Executive Director, Tax at Columbia University in the City of New York. She advises campus departments on all tax matters. Her work includes advising on international, Federal, and state and local tax issues and ensuring compliance with both US and international information reporting requirements. She is the chair of the Tax Council of the National Association of College and University Business Officers, a member of the Washington State Bar Association, and a former Board Member of Washington Women Lawyers. Ms. Shanahan has a BA in International Studies from Manhattanville College, an MBA from the Ecoles de Ponts business school in Paris, France, a JD from Seattle University School of Law and an LLM in Taxation from the University of Washington.