Our Staff is uniquely qualified to offer the empathetic support that is so critical to the families that we work with. Most of our Staff have children with special needs or have had babies born prematurely themselves.
Nancy has been on staff with FSNCC 1993. She is the Mom of 4 grown boys, and her oldest son, John, has a syndrome called 18Q deletion. Her work experience includes working with families who have children with special needs, helping families navigate their NICU journeys, and sibling support.
Melissa has been working with the FSNCC since 2018, but volunteered for years prior to coming on staff. She experienced a NICU stay herself when she had her twin daughters at 34 weeks. She also has personal experience with cleft soft palate and repair and a G-tube. She loves making connections with families and giving back to the program that once served her.
Alma has been working with FSNCC since December 2018. She experienced a NICU stay herself when her daughter was born at 27 weeks at 1.14 lbs (90 day stay at Women's). She has additional personal experience with HELLP syndrome and emergency c-section. She is a mother of 4 and works both as NICU Support Staff as well as our Spanish Translator.
Amy joined the FSNCC Team in 2001. She is passionate about serving our NICU families and sharing her own personal story with a son who experienced a NICU stay at 28 weeks. She also has personal experience with hospitalized bed rest at 20 weeks, a g-tube, oxygen, and more. She navigated her NICU stay before FSNCC was in existence and immediately knew she wanted to give back once she heard we were here. In addition to serving on our NICU floor, Amy also works with our Empowered Moms Program.
Meredith has been employed with FSNCC for 1.5 years. Her work is inspired by her first son being born at 25 weeks weighing 1.6 lbs (with a 98 day NICU stay in Charlotte). Her personal experience also includes HELLP syndrome, an emergency c-section, a micro-preemie, cleft lip and repair, hernia surgery for baby, and exclusive pumping. She is dedicated to assuring families they are not alone.
Katy joined the FSNCC Staff in September 2018. She feels privileged to work for an organization whose mission impassions her and alongside co-workers she admires. In her spare time, Katy enjoys photography, cooking, and being a mom to her 4.5-year-old daughter.
Barbara attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she obtained a Bachelors of Science in Public Health. She then attended the University of Texas at Arlington where she obtained a Masters of Science in Social Work. She is currently completing a certificate in Maternal and Child Health at Drexel University as well as her Infant/Toddler certification. Her role as Home Visitor provides services to parents with infants who were in the NICU through education and resources.