Our People

Our people—staff, board members, coaches and volunteers—are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for every participant and family. Learn more about the individuals who bring our mission and vision to life.

Our Staff

Aiesha Edwards

Executive Director

Danielle Gubbins

Senior Operations Manager

Stevie Toohey

Program Manager - Orange, Chatham, & South Wake County

Alexis Green

Program Manager - Durham, Johnston, & North Wake county


Our Board

Claire Veazey

Board Chair

Danielle Andrews

Board Vice Chair

Amanda Sosebee


Marian Hill Bergdolt


Cheri Selby Pearson

Past Board Chair

Jennifer Artabane

Board Member

Lindsey Bickers Bock

Board Member

Sheneque Brawley-Duncan

Board Member

Dr. Janelle Ellis-Holloway

Board Member

Tristan Green

Board Member

Meera Kelly

Board Member

Kaylin Kugler

Board Member

Courtney McMillon

Board Member

Asha Narravula

Board Member

Elizabeth Sager

Board Member

DJ Salmon

Board Member

Valerie Schwartz

Board Member

Felicia Tittle

Board Member

Ashley Wilson

Board Member

Kristen Doherty Hobbs

Board Member

Abi McDougal

SBLI non-voting board member

Our Culture

Our mission, vision and core values are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more about our organization, our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access, and how you can join our team.