Shawn Pedani, LISW-S
Shawn Pedani, LISW-S
Foster Care Director
About Shawn
Foster Care Director

I am passionate about empowering the local church to care for every child who needs a home. My focus is to develop a team of leaders who will work hard at delivering exceptional services to those children, their foster parents and the counties we serve.

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The Encourage Team

Shawn Pedani, LISW-S
Shawn Pedani, LISW-S
Foster Care Director
Heather Huebner
Heather Huebner
Recruiter and Engagement Specialist
Courtney McConahay
Courtney McConahay
Foster Care Coordinator
Maria Reina
Maria Reina
Foster Care Coordinator
Logan Truax
Logan Truax
Foster Care Coordinator
Jessie Berry, MSSA, LISW-S
Jessie Berry, MSSA, LISW-S
Clinical Supervisor
Emily Engman, LSW
Emily Engman, LSW
Assistant Director
Shaianne Herrera Ellis
Shaianne Herrera Ellis
Foster Care Assessor
Whitney Beougher, LSW
Whitney Beougher, LSW
Foster Care Assessor and Trainer
Jodi Figueroa
Jodi Figueroa
Foster Care Assessor
Angel Sigler
Angel Sigler
Intake Coordinator
Jocelyn Kauffman
Jocelyn Kauffman
Administrative Assistant and Case Aide