Youth Action Council (YAC)

Youth Action Council of Easter Seals Greater Houston (YAC)

The Youth Action Council (YAC) supports the programs of Easter Seals Greater Houston. Their fundraising and program support make a real impact on our clients. Any high school student in the Greater Houston area who can commit to attending 4 meetings and participating in Walk With Me is welcome to join as High School Delegates on YAC. YAC members have raised an amazing $103,508 to date through our Walk With Me event in support of our Veterans Services, particularly for our Veterans' Service Dogs. They also enjoy participating in other agency volunteer opportunities such as bowling with our Adult Program on Saturdays and serving as counselors at Camp Smiles and Buckaroo. Learn more about YAC.

Leadership Team

President: Sophie Guinn
President-Elect: Mary Lacy Rieke
Vice President, Finance / Treasurer: Will Moss/Tali Kalmans
Vice President, Communications: Sydney Conrad
Vice President, Membership: Alexandra Pappas
Vice President, Philanthropy, Bowling: Carrie De La Rosa
Vice President, Philanthropy, Service Dog: Lizzy Sullo
Vice President, Publicity: Madeline Dukes, Kirsten Evans, Laura Saunders
Vice President, Special Events: Spencer Gray
Special Events Chairs, Development: Graham Swan
Special Events Chairs, Goodie Bags (sponsored): Giana Vlahakos
Special Events Chairs, T-Shirts (sponsored): ME Harp
Special Events Chairs, Team Registration: Logan Smith
Corresponding Secretary: Sophie Meckert
Recording Secretary: Ria Arabandi
Historian: Charlotte Stiles
High School Delegates: Mitch Autenreith, Madeline Besetsney, Hannah Harp, Sarah Harp, Ainsley Kurtz, Reagan Miller, Will Murphy, Mary Pappas, CC Raia, William Rother, George Ruthven, Lindi Ruthven, Joanie Sanders

For further information on joining the organization and serving in a YAC leadership position please contact Donna Perillo

Learn more about other Volunteer Opportunities YAC is participating in. 


Easter Seals of Greater Houston, Inc.
4888 Loop Central Drive, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77081 | Ph: 713.838.9050 | Fax: 713.838.9098  
Easter Seals Greater Houston is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
*Clients are rendered services without distinction due to race, color, national origin, religion, sex or disability. 



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