Changing the world one random act of kindness at a time.

Our Staff

“Act as if what you do makes a difference – it does.” – William James

Random Acts is 100% run by a group of volunteers from around the world who dedicate a portion of their time to spreading kindness in their communities. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Misha Collins

Misha Collins

Co-Founder & Board President

Briona Jenkins

Briona Jenkins

Board Member

Danneel Ackles

Danneel Ackles

Board Member

Dr. Fernando Delgado

Dr. Fernando Delgado

Board Member

Genevieve Padalecki

Genevieve Padalecki

Board Member

Jaci Hays

Jaci Hays

Board Member

Dr. Jennifer Willis-Rivera

Dr. Jennifer Willis-Rivera

Board Member

Michelle Henning

Michelle Henning

Board Member

Philip Schneider

Philip Schneider

Board Member

Susan Markowitz

Susan Markowitz

Board Member

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Rachel Miner

Rachel Miner

Executive Director

Alex Vincent

Alex Vincent

Community Outreach Director

Amanda Tucker

Amanda Tucker

Strategic Director

Becky Houseman

Becky Houseman

Creative Director

David Antonelli

David Antonelli

Director of Operations

STAFF

Acts

Shawna Abston, Acts Manager
Sara Ferrari, Acts Proposal Coordinator
Stephanie Hill, Acts Proposal Coordinator
Erin Clepper, Acts Proposal Coordinator

Communications

Lisa Cerezo, Internal Communications Manager
Bea Arbeiter, Assistant Manager – Internal Communications
Sushali Ramesh, Compliance Coordinator
Hope Fountain, Communication Specialist

Corporate Relations

Elizabeth Grace Collier-Brown, Corporate Account Specialist

Digital marketing

Lauren Angelini, Digital Marketing Manager
Colette Gabriel, Web Developer
Christina Orieschnig, PR Coordinator

Events

Shelley Hierstetter-Hall, Events Manager
Jarrett Elser, Events Coordinator
Jaden Brodie, Events Coordinator
Allison Furkey, Events Coordinator

Executive support

Chris G., Board Liaison
Sarah Wylde, Strategic Executive Assistant
Karrie Block, Community Outreach Executive Assistant
Bridget Wenum, Assistant to the Executive Director & HR Coordinator

Finance

Suzie Scrivner, Finance Manager
Andee Johnson, Assistant Manager – Finance
Anessa Steidley, Assistant Manager – Finance
Gerilyn Sedgwick, Assistant Manager – Database
Evan Raycraft, Budget Analyst
Sibel Goksu, Database Analyst
Monica Cornejo, Database Analyst
Rebecca Sims, Inventory Coordinator
Rich Saxena, Inventory Coordinator

Fundraising

Jennifer Santangelo, Fundraising Manager
Beverley Burrows-Pym, Fundraising Coordinator
Carolyn Hutchins, Fundraising Coordinator
Kiernan Gladman, Grant Writer
Ori Regn, Grant Writer
Monique Lowe, Donor Appreciation Coordinator

Historian

Rea Niessen, Historian

Human Resoures

Jennifer Goodwin, Human Resources Manager
Stephanie McCabe, Assistant Manager – Recruiting
Bethany Burke, Senior HR Coordinator
Dhara Kotak, HR Coordinator
Jen Hanson, HR Coordinator, DEI
Sue Wellings, HR Coordinator
Mahmud Ahmed, HR Coordinator
Ryland Stalder, HR Specialist – Accesibility
Purna Parasuraman, Senior Global DEI Specialist
Marla Hunter, DEI Specialist
Rashmi Juneja, Recruiter

Information Technology

Carin Davis, IT Manager
Berit Bingham, IT Admin

Legal

Vivien Lyon, Legal Advisor

Multimedia

Iliana Habib, Multimedia Manager
Trudi Boese, Assistant Manager – Graphic Design
Kathryn Roach, Assistant Manager – Photography
Beth Sturrock, Assistant Manager – Videography
Dharanie Narthanadie Hewa Battage, Graphic Designer
Kacie Cooper, Graphic Designer
Julia Penning, Graphic Designer
Nupur Vartak, Graphic Designer
Stephanie Han, Graphic Designer
Mon GE, Graphic Designer – Corporate Relations
Jordan Higginbotham, Graphic Designer Intern
Mandi Heesh, Photography Editor
Oli Murtagh, Photography Editor
Stephanie Yu, Photography Editor
Cielito Vivas, Photography Editor
Alana King, Video Editor
Kelsey O’Connell, Video Editor
Francesca Abbondanza-Bergeron, Video Editor

Outreach

April Vian, Outreach Manager
Ry Charles, Assistant Manager – Outreach
Ken Leng, Student Group Coordinator
Misty Cash, Student Group Coordinator
Jay Julier, Support Network Coordinator

Projects

Miranda Debenham, Projects Manager
Becky Christie, Assistant Manager – Projects
Brittney Sheffield, Projects Coordinator
Monica Mikhail, Projects Coordinator
Victoria Elliot, Projects Coordinator

Regional Representatives

Nicole Kirby, Regional Representative Manager
Keleigh Anders, Regional Representative Assistant Manager
Darsey Meredith, Regional Representative – Canada West & DEI Lead
Rowan Meredith, Regional Representative – Canada West & Americas Regional Lead
Jade Wardle, Regional Representative – UK South & Regional Lead for Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe
Coffie Richard, Regional Representative – Ghana
Abigail Swarts, Regional Representative – South Africa
Grace Kileo, Regional Representative – Tanzania
Cherry Sharma, Regional Representative – India
Akiko Usami, Regional Representative – Japan
Zahra Khan Durrani, Regional Representative – Pakistan
Liz Leung Rui Fang, Regional Representative – Singapore
Ruth Barcelona, Regional Representative – The Philippines
Annabel Chan, Regional Representative – Australia East
Harpreet Kaur, Regional Representative – Canada East
Ted Cabanes, Regional Representative – Canada East
Dina Rodriguez, Regional Representative – Guatemala
Melissa Deconynck, Regional Representative – Belgium
Lavanyas Chanmugam, Regional Representative – France
Jana Zacharias, Regional Representative – Germany
Kristin Neubauer, Regional Representative – Germany
Hannah Bullock, Regional Representative – UK North
Bhumika Makwana, Regional Representative – UK South
Tobias Palfrey, Regional Representative – UK South
Macarena Acosta, Regional Representative – Argentina
Fabiana Andrade, Regional Representative – Brazil
Stacie Baldwin, Regional Representative – US Central
Heather Fath-Azam, Regional Representative – US Great Lakes
Holly Olsen, Regional Representative – US Great Lakes
Margaret Lanivich, Regional Representative – US Great Lakes
Susan Mickelson, Regional Representative – US Great Lakes
Caryn Tegtmeyer, Regional Representative – US Hawaii
Casey Flenniken, Regional Representative – US Mid Atlantic
Lisa Weiss, Regional Representative – US Mid Atlantic
Jules Thompson, Regional Representative – US New England & Staff Writer
Kayla Schneider, Regional Representative – US Northeast
Samara Cogan, Regional Representative – US Northwest
Trinity Bernhardt, Regional Representative – US Northwest
Emily Rivera-Jackson, Regional Representative – US Southeast
Amber Kinion, Regional Representative – US Southwest
Sola W, Regional Representative – US Southwest
Katie Welch, Regional Representative – US Virgin Islands

Social Media

Katie Pfledderer, Social Media Manager
Stephanie Al Say, Social Media Specialist
Meredith Price, Social Media Specialist
Chrisha Anderson, Social Media Specialist

Writing

Jessica Burbridge, Writing Manager
Dreana Ferguson, Assistant Manager – Writing
Amanda Scarangella, Writing Team Lead
Ann-Kathrin Bomkamp, Copy Editor
Chauntel Lopez, Copy Editor
Aubrey Houck, Writer
Adele Treloar, Writer
Jessica Starks, Writer
Karyl Anne Fischer, Writer
Madison Petro, Writer
Mariella David, Writer

Looking to join our team?

We are always looking for kind-hearted people from diverse backgrounds looking to help spread kindness in their communities. Check out are current vacancies below to see if there’s a position available that could use your skillset!

Vacancies