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Fulltime Professional Staff

Sally Hale, MN, RN, Executive Director
404.325.7979, ext. 11
Joined the Camp Sunshine staff in 1987.

Sally is a pediatric oncology nurse and worked in the hospital and clinic setting with patients and families before assuming the role of Executive Director of Camp Sunshine. She volunteered as a camp nurse at the first camp in 1983 and for five years, before becoming Executive Director.

Responsible for the oversight of all of Camp Sunshine's programs, fundraising and community relations.


Tenise Newberg, Program Director
404.325.7979, ext. 16
Joined the Camp Sunshine Staff in 1999.

Diagnosed when she was 18 years old, Tenise is a young adult survivor of cancer. She started her days at Camp Sunshine as a Counselor in Training in 1988 and then as volunteer counselor for 10 years before formally joining the Camp Sunshine staff.

Responsible for Remember the Sunshine programs regional programs and special programs. She supports summer camp &, teen retreat programs.


Ann Baker, Program Director
404.325.7979, ext. 17
Joined the Camp Sunshine Staff in 2005

Ann joined Camp Sunshine in September 2005 after a 19 year career as a Child Life Specialist at Backus Children's Hospital in Savannah. Ann has been involved with the Camp Sunshine Family Camp Weekend in Savannah for many years and served as Camp Sunshine's contact for families in the Savannah community.

Coordinates many of the family support, recreational and educational programs at Camp Sunshine House. Responsible for the preschool programs and Sunshine 2 U hospital based program as well as supporting family and sibling camp programs.


Astin Godwin, Program Director
404.325.7979, ext. 13
Joined the Camp Sunshine Staff in 2014

Astin was a volunteer with Camp Sunshine for several years prior to joining our professional staff. He served in the United States Peace Corps and previously worked in volunteer management in the non-profit sector.

Responsible for family camps, sibling camps and school age programs. Visits the Aflac Cancer Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta weekly to connect with newly diagnosed and hospitalized children.


Chanteasea "T.C." Swain, Database Manager/Development Administrative Assistant
404.325.7979, ext. 21
Joined the Camp Sunshine Staff in 2005

Chanteasea joined Camp Sunshine after years of experience in the Atlanta nonprofit community.

Responsible for the management of our database, gift acknowledgements and general office management. She is the friendly voice that will greet you when you call the camp office.


Deanna Warren, Camp Director
404.325.7979, ext. 12

Deanna has a Master's Degree in Child Life and is a Certified Child Life Specialist. She has held leadership roles with many special needs camps and worked as a Child Life Specialist prior to joining our staff in 2016.

Responsible for summer camp, teen retreat weekends, other teen programs, and is also responsible for coordinating our volunteer staff.


Nancy Burrow, Special Events & Communications Manager
404.325.7979, ext. 31
Joined the Camp Sunshine staff in 2015.

Nancy came to Camp Sunshine with a background in public relations, editing, copywriting and creative design. Nancy is also the parent of one of our alumni and has experienced Camp Sunshine from a family's perspective.

Responsible for special fundraising events, communications and community outreach.


Mary Kyle, Development Director
404.325.7979, ext. 14
Joined the Camp Sunshine staff in 2011.

Mary comes to Camp Sunshine with extensive development experience in the Atlanta community. She has been passionate about Camp Sunshine's mission for many years, having worked as a pediatric oncology social worker prior to entering the development field.

Responsible for fundraising initiatives to support Camp Sunshine's goals including individual, foundation and corporate giving.



Vicki Cherry, Camper Services Administrator
404.325.7979, ext. 10
Joined the Camp Sunshine staff in 2016.

Vicki joins the staff after being an administrative and program volunteer. She has a background in business administration. Vicki is the mother of an alumni camper and has experienced the benefits of Camp Sunshine from her family's perspective.

Responsible for summer camp and program registration, camper information management and will assist with answering the telephone.


Stephanie Irwin, CCLS, Program Coordinator - Savannah
Joined the Camp Sunshine staff in 2014.

Stephanie, a Certified Child Life Specialist, joined Camp Sunshine in 2014. She coordinates all programming and community outreach in the Savannah area.

Responsible for connecting families in the Savannah area with Camp Sunshine and implementing Sunshine 2 U at The Children's Hospital at MUMC.