Robert Shanahan - Town Manager

Robert Shanahan

Town Manager

Sandra Mast

Administrative Assistant

Sandy Mast lives in Shipshewana and has two sons. She was with Westview Schools prior to joining the Town in 2018. She enjoys greeting the public and the daily operations of Town Government..

Kyle Hites

Billing Clerk/Receptionist

Ruth Ann Downey

Ruth Ann Downey

Clerk – Treasurer

Ruth Ann Downey was elected to the position of Clerk-Treasurer in 1989. She serves as the Chief Fiscal Officer for the town and has earned her Indiana Accredited Municipal Clerk Certification in 2005, the Certified Municipal Clerk Certification in 2011, and has gone through numerous continued education credits in her time served as the Clerk-Treasurer. She has lived in Shipshewana since 1986. While serving as Clerk-Treasurer and providing the Town with clean audits for all of her time in office she has also raised 4 children in the wonderful Town of Shipshewana

Sheamus Clarke

Sheamus P. Clarke

IT Director/Communications

Sheamus joined the team in February, 2020. Sheamus lives with his wife Karla in Kendallville, Indiana. He has two Daughters (Taylor and Tanner). Karla and Sheamus also have two grandchildren (Colt and Emery).