Meet the Team

Our staff brings a wealth of leadership, experience, and knowledge in the field of childhood bereavement. We are passionate, caring, and most importantly here to help grieve.


Theresa Prestwood

Executive Director

Theresa Prestwood, is a passionate advocate, an accomplished development officer, and a trusted non-profit leader. With more than 21 years of experience concentrated in the non-profit sector, she has worked with a number of organizations that focus on children’s issues including The Giving Tree, Childkind, and Prevent Child Abuse Georgia.


Lane Pease

Program Director

Lane Pease oversees the quality of all programs offered to Kate’s Club members and their families, ensuring the programs are consistent with best practices in the field of childhood bereavement. She also leads KC Connects, the outreach program of Kate’s Club.


Jamie Anderson

Director of Development and Marketing

 As Director of Development and Marketing, Jamie is responsible for Kate's Club fundraising and communication strategy which includes individual donors, corporations and foundation giving along with special events.


Debra Brook

Program and Volunteer Manager & Director,
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Liz Carson

Program and Outreach Coordinator


Ashlie Evans

Program Coordinator

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Courtney Parsons

Development Coordinator

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Taurean Simmons


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Kate’s Club employs several part-time therapists who design and deliver Kate’s Club programs. They are fully licensed professionals who specialize in using art, music, creative writing, movement, and activity to work with grieving children and families.

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For Programs & Membership

Lane Pease
Program Director

For Volunteer Opportunites

Debra Brook
Program and Volunteer Manager

For Donation & Media Inquiries

Courtney Parsons
Development Coordinator