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Shawn Lane

A 1988 CUDA graduate who also earned a degree in business administration majoring in marketing from the University of Central Florida. Shawn’s career in sales & marketing has given him experience which he utilizes to help local charities grow. Shawn has served in leadership roles throughout his life including philanthropies as founding Vice Chairman of Kidds aRe First, Chairman of NSB CAPS, and Founding Chairman of CUDA's UnHooked.

"Changing lives for generations to come".

Kaye Walker

Born in Mississippi, raised in Florida, Kaye has been serving as board member of the CUDA's UnHooked program since the beginning. In addition, as a member of the Kiwanis Club of  New Smyrna and founded the New Smyrna Beach HOLIDAY CHARITY BALL; she has also served on the Chamber of Commerce, Habitat For Humanity, S. E. Volusia YMCA, American Cancer Society, and Foundation Board for the Florida Hospital. 

"I have wept in the night, For the shortness of sight that to somebody's need made me blind; But I never have yet felt a tinge of regret for being a little too kind".
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Georgi mcAllister

Named "The Queen of Social Services" Georgi heads our CUDA Student Club and who better to do it! Her past work has been for a group boys' home, domestic violence shelter, family visitation center, the Department of Children and Families, and The Salvation Army. Georgi has spent numerous year as a Florida native in helping those in need. Bringing her upbeat and loving personality to CUDA's UnHooked as been a blessing!

"A word is dead when it is said some say. I say it just begins to live that day"-Emily Dickinson

 

 
 
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MARTHA AYERS

As House Mother of the CUDA House Martha was born and raised in Colorado Springs Colorado as a real cowgirl. She graduated from St Paul Catholic School in 1976, attended Pikes Peak Institute Of Medical Technology with a degree in Nursing. Besides riding horses on the range, Martha is a si-fi and Marvel expert and loves to play games.

"Two roads diverged in a wood and I-
I took the one less traveled by
And that has made all the difference". -Robert Frost
 
 
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NATHAN ABDALIAN

Alumni NSB grad of '99 Nathan came back to his roots to help futures grads as he co-chairs Operations with our Chairman at CUDAS UnHooked! Nathan has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and MBA both from the University of Florida and is a Director at Boston Whaler.

"Life if like a bicycle, you have to move forward so as not to lose your balance". -Albert Einstein
 
 
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JENNY ELLINGSON

The newest of the team, Jenny creates CUDAS UnHooked marketing and events. Jenny is new to the NSB community and settled in 2016. As a native of Venice Beach CA Jenny bring her love of surfing with her. With a degree in Pre-Med and Exercise Physiology, she also owned a agency in Minneapolis the past ten years, fostered homeless teen girls and spent time working with non-profits.

"Sometimes mentors don't have to say anything, its just you spending time with them that is the greatest gift". -Jimmy Chin
 
 
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BONNY WROBEL

Native of western New York, Bonny relocated to NSB in 1983.  She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in accounting and has been a practicing CPA since 2000.  In addition to serving as treasurer for Cudas Unhooked, Bonny is Principal in Charge at BMC CPAs, is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and serves on the board for the Volusia County Sheriff’s Foundation.

“We are sent into the world to bring joy to the dark places of people’s lives”. -Fr. Ronald