John O’Shaughnessy is a retired Healthcare Executive and a Public Official. He is a member of LFACHE American College of Healthcare Executives.  Prior to serving as Vice Chair at Deaconess Nurse Ministry, John served on the board at a variety of organizations such as: Missouri Children Defense Fund, Member of Mayor’s Cabinet City of St. Louis and City Assessor, Blue Springs Home Owners Association, Missouri and Kansas City Hospital Associations. 

With his experience, John is able to help ensure the future vitality of our organization. 

John graduated from Saint Louis University with a B.A and M.A. He has published various articles on healthcare topics over several years. He is a chapter author of “Anatomy of a Merger”. 

John is currently a board member at Deaconess Nurse Ministry, serving his last year of service.