Shawn Gumataotao joined the Judiciary of Guam on May 22, 2017. He currently works as Director of Policy Planning and Community Relations. Shawn is also Managing Partner of GET,LLC and an Adjunct Instructor in the Division of Communications and Fine Arts at the University of Guam. He previously worked as a Federal Government Account Executive for the Building Efficiency Unit North America for Johnson Controls Incorporated. Gumataotao had served as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor of Guam, Executive Assistant to the Governor, Director of Communications and Press Aide from 2003-2010. An award winning television news reporter and videographer, Gumataotao started his 12 year broadcast career in 1991 working for KGET-TV NBC and KBAK-TV ABC in Bakersfield, California and Guam Cable TV News and KUAM-TV NBC in Hagåtña, Guam. He is a graduate of California State University Bakersfield with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Minor in Communications.