Shaughn is an 18 year resident of Deer Park and is currently serving as a Council at Large Representative.  He and his wife Dianne, have been married for 18 years and they have a 16 year old son Daniel, who attends Deer Park High School.

As a member of the Deer Park Park Board, Shaughn organized the "Cars in the Park" Car Show.  He was a volunteer Firefighter/EMT for the Miami Township Fire Department and has served as President of the Miami Heights Volunteer Firemen's Association and has chaired their annual Firemen's Festival.

Shaughn is a licensed optician and works at Target Optical.  He is also a licensed auctioneer and a real estate agent.  Shaughn and his family are very involved with the Deer Park City Schools, the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society's "Relay for Life" events.