Shirley Hoefer

Deputy Director, FCRB

Shirley Hoefer is the Deputy Program Administrator for the Foster Care Review Board program with the Iowa Child Advocacy Board (ICAB) since August, 2015. In 1996, she graduated from Loras College with a BA in Social Work. Shirley joined the Foster Care Review Board (FCRB) staff in 1997 as a Clerk Specialist operating in NE Iowa. During her time with the agency, she has developed her professional career through various positions including 12 years as a Program Coordinator for FCRB and the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Programs. Shirley served on the National CASA Standards Revision Committee from 2010-2011. Using what she learned from that experience, she has been instrumental in leading policy and procedure development and implementation for ICAB’s local CASA and FCRB programs. Being part of ICAB is an opportunity to have a positive impact in the lives of Iowa's most vulnerable children.