Sebnem Ucer | Accounts Manager
Sebnem Ucer has been with Kybele since 2004. She has served as a member of the Board of Directors and the Treasurer of the organization for approximately 8 years. In January 2012, Sebnem transitioned her role off of the Board to take over the staff position of accounts manager where she handles financial and administrative responsibilities. Originally from Ankara, Turkey, Sebnem holds an MBA from High Point University and is married with a 13 year-old son. She resides in Lewisville, NC.
Erin Pfeiffer | Grants Manager/Program Coordinator
Erin joined the Kybele staff in June 2013 to serve as the principal grant writer/grant coordinator for the organization. She has served as a Health and Nutrition Coordinator for Food for the Hungry (Washington, DC), and as Program Manager for Curamericas Global (Raleigh, NC) where she has written multiple successful grants related to Maternal Global Health. Erin and her husband and four children live in Winston-Salem. She loves to travel, including backpacking through Europe, sleeping in the jungle of Liberia and taking “chicken buses” through Guatemala.
Sharon Nelson | Development & Strategic Communications Manager
Sharon brings a diverse range of expertise and will lead Kybele’s future planning, development, and communication strategy. With more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit leadership — nine of those in healthcare — Sharon comes to Kybele with capabilities in professional development, culture change, coaching, facilitation, communications and operational efficiency. She supports high-integrity organizations and small businesses, which align with her values around equality, access, and personal well-being. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sharon is a mountain-bike enthusiast, a total travel bug, and a mom to one daughter, Kira, who graduates spring of 2020 as a future teacher.
Kimber Whanger | Marketing & Administrative
Kimber is part owner of WhangDoodles, Inc., a virtual assistance company based in Columbus, OH and provides technical, graphic and administrative support to several non-profit and for-profit businesses in North Carolina and Ohio. Kimber began working with Kybele in October 2007 after 10+ years in management in the non-profit arts sector. She currently handles a wide variety of marketing, graphic design, fundraising, event planning, and administrative functions with the organization. Kimber is married and has a 14 year-old daughter. She resides in Columbus, OH.
Elizabeth Colburn | Administrative Assistant
Elizabeth joined Kybele’s team in December of 2017 while finishing her bachelor’s degree at Wake Forest University. Her passion for global humanitarian work inspired her desire to work with Kybele while she applies and prepares for medical school. Elizabeth grew up in Maryland and currently resides in Winston-Salem, NC.
Dayne Logan | Editor
Dayne is an Assistant Professor of communication at Grand View University in Des Moines, IA, and a freelance writer/editor for Allstate Corporation, Mittera Group and Bryn Mawr College. He began working as an editor for Kybele in 2016 and was part of a Bridge Project trip to Ghana in 2017. Dayne is married and has two kids under 7 years old.
Abigail Osei Tutu | Logistics Officer
Since joining Kybele in 2015, Abigail has supported Kybele through various activity levels including facilitating the travel and training of volunteer teams, local bookkeeping, and coordination among stakeholders. Abigail resides in Ghana and supports the Institutional Care Department (ICD) of the Ghana Health Service Headquarters in Accra. She loves to travel and make new friends.