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NextUp Carolinas leadership

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Lydia Mahon

Executive Co-Chair

Cassondra Thurmond

Executive Co-Chair

Christina Bieniek

Region Executive Advisor

Julie Smanda

Region Executive Advisor

Libby Couch-Askew

Operations Officer

Diana Alvarez

Finance Officer

Janice Ball

Programming Officer

Savannah Mass

Programming Officer

Sarah Kruger

Communications Officer

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