Executive Director-Sherry Alexander
Sherry is a home school Mom to her daughters Sarah (16) and Hannah (12). After Sarah was diagnosed with NLD, ADHD and Social Anxiety. Sherry realized that it was going to be tough for her daughter to do church as usual. She sought out support from CLC Network then realizing how much of a need it was to bring awareness and training to the church body and other organizations. Sherry, her husband Phil and their girls (Hannah and Sarah) live in the country enjoying their dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, donkeys and a rabbit. Her desire is to bring awareness and to be a support to those with special needs and their families through LSNN. Through using her experience she's received over the years serving as a Youth Pastor and Outreach Events coordinator her desire is to provide the necessary training's for church and organizations encouraging them to include and accept those with disabilities.
Assistant Director-Lisa Jolly, M.Ed
Founded a social/educational support group shortly after the birth of her second son, who is deaf and a cochlear implant recipient. She currently serves as Co-President of the SC Chapter of AG Bell Association for those with hearing loss and leads Friends Ascend in cooperation with Bridges Ministry of Bethany UMC and the Ascend youth group. She serves on several boards. She contracts with Beginnings-SC as a Parent Educator Specialist. Married to Steve and they are the proud parents of 2 wonderfully unique young men with special needs.
Treasurer/Social Media-Brenda Sweat
Contact at 843-607-1219
Brenda has 2 sons Robbie (30) wife (beautiful daughter in law-Lisa) Ricky (15).
She has experience working with Special Needs Children at NCHS for 6 years. Also part-time at Club Horizons. Respite provider. CPR/AED/First Aid Certified. She home-schools Ricky and enjoys every day of his learning experience. She is very active in her church choir, outreach and is the department head for the Food bank. She loves helping others and desires to see opportunities made available for the special needs population. She is married to her high school sweetheart Bob. She has a dual Masters degree in web-design. Member of CAGP, Autism Speaks, Secretary For the Exceptional and LWV. Notary for State of SC. Member of District PTSA.