Shawn grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho and has since lived in areas all throughout the state, including Nampa, Lewiston and beautiful Coeur d’Alene. She now resides in Nampa, with her husband Kevin. Shawn has a Bachelor’s degree from Lewis Clark State College in Social Work and spent the 8 years prior to coming to the Idaho Wednesday’s Child Program as a Child Protection Case Manager with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, working with children in care as well as foster families. Shawn is a mother of 6 amazing grown children and has 8 grandchildren, with another on the way. Shawn loves to spend time with her family and friends boating, fishing, camping and just hanging out. Shawn’s favorite part of her job is getting to be a part of instilling hope in all children that they are loved and wanted and that the family that was meant to be theirs forever is out there waiting.