Welcome to Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills! At Habitat, we believe everyone deserves a safe, decent and affordable home. We provide a hand up…not a handout by partnering with families who invest their time and energy to purchase a home with an affordable mortgage. We also provide critical home repairs to individuals 55+ or living with disabilities who own their home and are in need of affordable exterior repairs such as roof and window replacements or wheelchair ramps. We invite you to join us – our monthly orientations are held on the third Saturday of each month at 10am in our conference room located at 2268 NC 5 Hwy, Aberdeen. Thank you for building with us!

Our Directors

Amie Fraley

AMIE FRALEY

Executive Director

Amie began her career with Habitat for Humanity as a volunteer. After serving for a term on the Board of Directors, she joined the staff team as Finance Director. In 2014, she stepped into the role of Executive Director. In this role, she provides overall executive leadership of the affiliate in accordance with the direction set by the affiliate Board of Directors including oversight of the fund development efforts to support the organization.

Amie graduated from Miami University (OH) with a degree in accountancy, has five years of public accounting experience and ten years of nonprofit fund development experience.

  • Moore County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (current)
  • Southern Pines Rotary Board of Directors and Foundation Secretary (past)
  • Various committees with Pinehurst United Methodist Church (past)

 

Farrah Newman

FARRAH NEWMAN

Programs Director and General Contractor

Farrah began her career with Habitat for Humanity as Finance Manager in March 2017. In October 2017, Farrah soon took the challenge of Construction Director and has since lead Finance and Construction together. Farrah manages the daily task of building hope through Habitat homes. Farrah came to habitat as a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments. Farrah has been an Unclassified General Contractor in North Carolina since 2008. Farrah’s experience is in residential construction and she owned a construction company for several years, with a primary focus on asphalt. Farrah has an associate degree in Accounting and has experience working in the accounting field. Farrah earned a Project Management Certificate through NCDOT via NC State University. Farrah states that Habitat promotes opportunities for all people; and Sandhills Habitat is at the forefront in female leadership opportunities.

  • Moore County Home Builders Director/Treasurer-Jan 2023-Dec 2023
  • Moore County Schools Business Advisory Council-on going
  • West Southern Pines Task Force for Neighborhood Revitalization-June 2020-2021
  • Town of Aberdeen Appearance and Beautification Committee-Feb 2021-Sep 2021
  • North Carolina Home Builder Association Nominating Committee Member-Feb 2021-Feb 2022
  • Moore County Planning Board Member-July 2023- June 2026
Dondi Jones

DONDI JONES

ReStore Director, Moore County

Dondi Jones has been a part of Habitat of the NC Sandhills for the past nine years, He began as a driver doing pickups of donations, and eventually worked his way up to ReStore manager, where he has been for the past three years. Dondi manages 6 full-time paid staff and approximately 60 volunteers on a week to week basis. His role also includes daily monitoring of sales and inventory that comes in and out of the ReStore. Dondi says that “It’s been great to be a part of something great!!”

  • Pinecrest Football Booster club 2022-2023
  • Southern Pines Rotary 2019-2023
  • Coach with Moore United Track Club (Current)
  • St. Andrews University Football Booster Club (Current)

Sandhills Habitat Board Members

Executive Committee 2023-24

Al Beranek

Dr. Fallon McIver Brewington

Chairman of the Board and President

Fallon McIver Brewington, a Richmond County native and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club program, has spent the last five years of a career dedicated to nonprofits working for Communities in Schools, a national dropout prevention program. Brewington grew up in Richmond County and moved to Durham to finish high school at the North Carolina School of Math and Science. She then went on to graduate from NC State University in Raleigh. She says that while living in the Triangle area she got used to having a lot of places to go and things to do.

Lisa Fagan

Tim Dwyer

Vice President

Tim Dwyer served on the construction committee since 2005, having been a construction volunteer since 2001. He served on the Board from 2003-09 and was Chairman and President
from 2007–2009. More recently, he served as Secretary to the Board. Tim retired from the railroad industry where he held various Marketing and Management positions over a 30 year career. He and his wife Marj have resided in Southern Pines since 2000. They attend St.Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.

Dr. Kirk Lynch

Treasurer

Kirk Lynch received a BS in Economics from Colorado State University in 1982. Then, he went into the corporate world with American Telephone and Telegraph in marketing and advanced through several marketing and product management positions over a 23 year career. While working full-time, he continued to pursue advanced studies. In 1990, he earned a MBA with an emphasis in Information Systems from the University of Colorado at Denver. In 1992, he earned a Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. In 1995, he earned a MS in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Denver. Kirk has been teaching at Sandhills Community College since 2002 where he is a full-time instructor in the Business and Technologies Department. In 2018 Kirk earned a doctorate in Adult Education and Community College Administration. His wife, Susan is a Public Defender in Hoke County .

Lisa Fagan

Lisa Fagan

Secretary

Lisa Fagan is currently a Portfolio Manager in BB&T’s Commercial Lending Department. A military veteran, Lisa has lived in the Sandhills since 2010. She is an active member and past Board member of the Southern Pines Rotary Club. Lisa is married with two children. She attends Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Her hobbies include running, cooking and volunteering

Board Members 2023-2024

Tavares Bostic

Daphne Dudley

Karen Dulmage

Bob Friesen

Robin Porter Graham

Fran Grandinetti

Jana Green

Jim Hart

Robert Jackson

Karen Resse May

Helen Probst Mills

Kayla Prestwood

Sue Ralston

Mary Rocca

Jill Saunders

Tracy Thomas

Non-Proselytizing Policy

Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations will not proselytize. Habitat for Humanity (HFH) is a Christian ministry dedicated to a vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. HFH conducts its programs in ways that are sensitive and respectful to the cultural context and the local faith community and reflect our belief that all are created in God’s image and deserve to be treated without discrimination. Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations will not proselytize. Nor will HFH work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with HFH. This means that HFH will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must adhere to or convert to a particular faith or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.