Operations Director

Shannon is native to Arizona and has extensive experience as a small business owner including contract administration, bookkeeping, human resources, payroll, marketing, staff management and maintaining client relations. Shannon has a passion for non-profit work and community outreach programs. She has spent time lobbying for foster care reform ultimately leading to new legislation being passed and signed into Arizona law. She has donated countless hours creating curriculum and training foster and adoptive parents, DCS workers, AHCCCS employees and other professionals on the new requirements of Jacob’s Law (HB2442). She has served as a Committee Director for ASA Now and Jacob’s Mission Community Center and has been involved in their fundraising efforts. She continues to advocate for children in foster care and for foster/adopt families like her own. She has attended and completed many trauma informed parenting courses and workshops. Shannon has been happily married for over 20 years and is Mom to 12 amazing kids. She understands first hand it takes a village to raise a child and she is grateful to have INSPIRE be part of her village.