Libba Vaughan

Executive Director

(205) 252-4496


Libba joined Leadership Birmingham in August of 2018. Prior to that, she was the executive director of the Freshwater Land Trust, after previously serving as the organization’s communications and development director. She also served as UAB’s director of service learning and undergraduate research. At the Freshwater Land Trust, Libba was instrumental in increasing the acreage under the Freshwater Land Trust’s conservation footprint and growing critical connections within Jefferson County’s 750-mile Red Rock Trail System in Jefferson County. She is a Class of 2018 Leadership Birmingham graduate and serves on the board of Alabama Possible. She grew up on Guntersville Lake on the Tennessee River and received her BA from Sewanee. She and her husband, Brooks, have two boys, ages 18 and 15.


Susan ShieldS Cash

Operations Director

(205) 252-4496

katherine berdy

Director, Youth Leadership Forum

(205) 252-6559

Kaye Emack

Logistics Manager