KATIE SAYRE | CO-FOUNDER & PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Katie graduated with her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Winston Salem State University in 2013. Katie has worked as an OT with pediatrics in a psychiatric hospital and a private pediatric clinic specializing in sensory processing disorders. She has volunteered in pediatric settings including Easter Seals UCP Charlie Gaddy Children’s Center and the Children’s Center Public School of Forsyth County gaining invaluable experience working with children of all ages. 

Katie has worked with community youth programs for 14 years focusing on life skills and social justice. She enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, camping, hiking, and enjoying parks, festivals, and music in the Raleigh area.

KRISTIN BYNUM | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kristin left a 12 year career as a Program Manager with the Department of Defense to become a Stay-At-Home Parent to her two kids (Lucas, 7 and Hannah, 4). After spending the last 5 years at home, she wanted to get back into the workforce but this time, doing something for the community. Kristin is passionate about bringing awareness to various causes in the Triangle. When she isn’t at home with her family, you can find her volunteering for various non-profit organizations within the local community.

Kristin enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, seeing Broadway shows with her Mom at DPAC, watching her son play Soccer and her daughter Dance, and traveling the world with her best friend.

KATIE DOMBROWSKI | CHAIR

Katie is a communications and content marketing professional who has spent most of her career working in a variety of industries focused on strategic communications, public relations, copy-writing, and website management. She also provides social media, event, and marketing support to several local businesses in the Triangle area. When she isn’t working or volunteering, Katie can be found at a live music show, at home with her cats Autumn and Echo, or at any downtown Raleigh restaurants.

Katie has a soft spot for soccer, as she grew up playing the sport—from elementary school until college at age 21. She graduated in 2005 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in Communications Studies and a minor in Creative Writing.

KEITH NELMS | VICE CHAIr

Keith is a long time resident of NC, and Economics graduate of East Carolina University. Keith has many years in investment management and financial planning, as well as involvement with the Boys and Girls Club, United Way, and Hayes Barton Baptist Church. Keith says, "It has long been a passion of our family to help children in all aspects of life; education and literacy, poverty, healthcare and disabilities. Having two children on the autism spectrum has introduced us to an underserved area within childhood development. I look forward to being able to give back to such a worthwhile cause." 

Randal Morris | Treasurer

Randal’s success is rooted in his focus on process efficiency and effectiveness through a combination of customer-centric methodologies.  Throughout his 34-year career he has focused on helping his teams exceed customers’ expectations within application, compute, network, datacenter, and cybersecurity related initiatives.  As VP of Sales with SevOne, Randal provided sales leadership to the US Enterprise team that helped drive the company’s early growth stage success. Randal has held other key leadership positions with Guidance Software, CA/NetQoS, McData/Brocade, EMC & Nortel Networks.  

Randal shares our passion for soccer.  He played Goalkeeper for his high school, U18 club, and men’s open & 40+ soccer teams and coached youth development soccer while living in Hudson, OH.  

Randal is a graduate of Slippery Rock University, enjoys golf, tennis, boating on Jordan lake and resides in the Pittsboro, NC area.

BROOKE DALRYMPLE | SECRETARY

Brooke earned her J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2007 and her B.A. from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida in 2004.  Brooke was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 2007 and is also admitted to practice in the federal district courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina. Brooke is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Wake County Bar Association, and the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys.

Brooke also served as Charter President of the Young Professionals Civitan of Raleigh group.

In her free time, Brooke enjoys hiking, running, playing with her dog Colby, and exploring the best foodie spots in the triangle.

ASHTON HERBERT | FUNDRAISING CHAIR

Ashton graduated from Meredith College, and currently works as a children's coordinator for a local non-profit. Ashton has helped kids of all abilities by serving as a camp counselor, babysitting, and volunteering with local organizations. She fell in love with Oak City Soccer during her first season as a head coach, and wanted to find a way to do more with the program. Ashton was an intern with The Autism Society of NC in college, and has hoped to create more Autism awareness. She has a background working in events, fundraising, and non-profits, and is pumped to use that experience to help OCS grow!

Ashton is a soccer fanatic, playing from elementary school through college. She is excited to help children find the confidence in playing and growing through the beautiful sport of soccer. In her free time, she loves to travel, run or bike around Raleigh, explore local festivals, concerts, and restaurants. 

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