Board Members & Key Personnel

Shawn Lane


A 1988 Cuda graduate who also earned a degree in business administration majoring in marketing from the University of Central Florida. College is also where he met his wife Wendy, they have 3 children attending the same Volusia County school Shawn attended.

Shawn’s career in sales & marketing has given him experience which he utilizes to help local charities grow. 

Shawn has served in leadership roles throughout his life:
High School – President Diversified Cooperative Training, Governor Co-Operative Clubs of Florida
College – Vice President of Marketing Pi Sigma Epsilon, Founding President of Rotaract of Orlando
Career - 17 years of Technology Sales & Marketing experieince with IBM, Workday and Information Builders.
Philanthropy – Founding Vice Chairman Kidds aRe First, Chairman NSB CAPS, Founding Chairman Cudas UnHooked


Phone: 386-690-1355

John H. Froman, Board Member

Born and raised in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.  John attended Faulkner Street Elementary, New Smyrna Beach Junior High (on Live Oak Street), and graduated from New Smyrna Beach High School in 1965.

John served in the US Navy in 1966-1970 and continued in US Navy Reserves until 1972, serving in four Vietnam Campaigns.  On completing his tours in Vietnam he received a citation, the Navy Achievement Medal for leadership in combat operations.

John is a graduate of Daytona Beach Community College and graduated from Stetson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a minor in Accounting.

Married Linda Romanski, December 11, 1976, they have three children and nine grandchildren.

John retired (from paying jobs), from a long career in accounting/management. The last ten year of his career was as Controller at Lake-Sumter State College.

John has been involved with Cudas Unhooked from the very beginning, when his wife Linda saw a need and created a club at NSB High School to help seniors graduate, originally named “Unhooked Seniors”. Shawn Lane read an article about the Unhooked Seniors; he joined and challenged Linda to think bigger. Then “Cudas Unhooked” was born.

As our Treasurer, John serves the community he grew up in, giving his time and talent to help ensure a better future for at risk youth of New Smyrna Beach.


Full Name
Shawn Lane Chairman 386-690-1355
Kaye Walker Board Member - House Operations 386-846-8755
Dr. Lionel Long Board Member 386-689-3459
John Froman Board Member - Finance 386-341-9249
Ray Catheline Board Member - Fundraising 386-314-3463
Carol Leach Board Member – Student Operations 386-424-5419
Holly Lieberman Board Member - 407-446-9309
Brittany Hitchcock CUDA House Parent 970-903-1252