A proven leader in building long-term community partnership opportunities, Suzanne Stone brings innovative ideas to support Komen Greater CETX’s mission in fighting breast cancer. Stone has gained experience in outreach and education, volunteer programs, donor development and fundraising over her professional career. Stone earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Radio, Television and Film from Texas Christian University and is certified in nonprofit management. During her free time, she enjoys going to the beach to catch waves on her surfboard, paddle boarding and watching baseball games.
VP Operations & Walk Director
Passionate about empowering women and providing education and resources to individuals most vulnerable in our community, Jeannine joined Komen Greater CETX in 2010, bringing her experience in sales, customer service, accounting and program development in the Operations role. As VP Operations and Walk Director, she focuses on stewarding financial, operational and human resources for maximum impact and building relationships and processes to move the mission forward right here in ATX. Like so many, she has lost friends to breast cancer and seen countless lives and families forever changed. A mom of three, she is a long-time volunteer herself, working with local schools and several community organizations. A Midwest native, Jeannine enjoys all things Austin and Hill Country, improv, hiking, dancing, and yoga.
Vice President of Mission Services and Community Outreach
As Director of Mission Services, Eliza May directs and oversees all mission related programs focused on breast cancer such as Grants Management, Education and Outreach, Advocacy, and Research for the region. Eliza has been a part of the Komen Greater CETX team for five years and in this time she’s discovered there is nothing more gratifying than learning from a referral that has made a life or death difference in a person’s life because of what she does on a daily basis. As busy as Eliza is caring for the Austin community; she still finds time to take care of herself by gardening, hiking, and traveling. Her goal is to visit all corners of the world and then some.
Executive Business Administrator
Brittney is in charge of ensuring the smooth operation of the office and administrative functions. Her excellent interpersonal skills and dependability are valuable assets to the Komen Greater CETX team. Brittney’s six years of experience with the nonprofit organization have encouraged her to educate others on the severity of breast cancer and where survivors can go to seek help. She believes there are too many people in the community that need assistance and do not know that Komen Greater CETX is there for them. Brittney’s culinary background keeps her busy in her spare time, as she enjoys trying new recipes she finds on Pinterest. She also enjoys coloring with her young niece and nephew, scrapbooking, and traveling whenever possible.
Senior Development Director
Kelly Newberg joined Komen Greater CETX as Development Director in May 2017.She serves as the liaison between Komen partners and donors while developing new partnership opportunities. Kelly’s long-term background in banking, financial services, business development and networking provide her valuable associations and relationships to foster and grow. Kelly serves as President of The Board of the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce. Kelly is a proud mother of two grown children and in her free time enjoys the beach, recreational activities on area lakes, live music venues, festivals of all kinds and weekend road trips throughout the Hill Country.
Community Development Manager – Tyler Office
7922 S. Broadway, Tyler, TX 75703
Rebecca is excited to contribute to Komen Greater CETX’s mission impact in East Texas through building partnerships and community opportunities. A local Tyler resident, she brings 14 years of education, program development, fundraising and event experience with both nonprofits and government agencies. Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family (including their fur babies), playing board games, camping, kayaking, and trying new dessert recipes.
Mikayla serves as the Event Manager for Komen Greater CETX’s MORE THAN PINK Walk series, including Walks in Austin, Tyler, and Waco. She is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Corporate Communication Studies. Through her education and experience thus far, she has found her passion in creating organizational relationships and managing event logistics to serve her community. During her free time, Mikayla enjoys spending time with her younger siblings, trying new foods, and traveling.
With more than 30 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience, Dawn is the Campaign Manager for the Komen CETX’s MORE THAN PINK Walk series. Discovering she had breast cancer in 2018, Dawn joined the Komen team exactly 365 days later in order to help Susan G. Komen achieve its vision of a world without breast cancer. A native Texan from Corpus Christi, she loves the beach, any place on Lake Travis and any cruise ship on the water.
Marketing & Communication Manager
Elizabeth brings her love of verbal and visual storytelling, empowering women, and scientific research to her role as Marketing and Communication Manager at Komen Greater CETX. She began her career as a history professor at Southwestern University, where she taught history of science and feminist studies. She then changed careers to work in graphic design and communications, and has worked in the fiber industry, at several universities, for Girl Scouts of Central Texas, and ran a small ad agency that served nonprofits and small businesses. She’s an avid knitter and reader and loves traveling with her son.