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Meet Kay

Kay Verble’s motivation has always been to make a positive difference in people’s lives – one individual at a time. For over four decades, she has utilized her social work expertise to guide, mentor, and educate individuals and families in need. Her passion was directed toward brain tumor patients and their families after meeting Susan and Rick Sontag in 2002; she has remained immersed in the field. Kay served as BTN’s first Executive Director; under Kay’s leadership each person who reaches out to BTN receives the personalized navigation needed to fully explore their treatment options throughout their continuum of care. Today, Kay remains engaged through her Board service


  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    Bachelor of Arts, Sociology 
  • Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
    Coursework towards Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling 
  • Excellence in Non-Profit Leadership Management
    Gerontology Certification
  • Postgraduate Certification in Elementary Education