Rancher Alliance Coalition

Jody Rasch

Jody Rasch

Jody Rasch is the former Managing Trustee of VegInvest Trust, a private equity trust that specializes in companies that reduce animal use and promotes a vegan lifestyle. Prior to this he headed the Social Performance Group at Moody’s Corporation working on projects...

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Mary Dulka

Mary Dulka

Mary Dulka is the RAP Legal Advisor. Mary has over twenty years of experience as a securities litigation attorney and practiced in federal courts throughout the country.  She handled all aspects of defending claims against banks, corporations, mutual fund advisers and...

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Karen Ellis-Ritter

Karen Ellis-Ritter

Karen J Ellis-Ritter is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Compassionate Farming Education Initiative (CFEI), a 501c3 educational non-profit in southeast Florida (visit compassionatefarming.org). Karen is a passionate and tireless vegan educator, transition...

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Anita Krajnc

Anita Krajnc

Anita Krajnc is co-founder of Toronto Pig Save, which was started in 2010. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto. Her doctoral thesis was based on the role of scientific knowledge and public education in building international...

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Jaime Sirna

Jaime Sirna

Jaime started out in the hospitality industry, was trained at a college level for Culinary and Hotel Management and was running successful large restaurants by the age of 21. She began her bond with animals at the age of six and eventually got into starting young...

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Nadia Schilling

Nadia Schilling

Nadia directs In Defense of Animals’ Farmed Animals Campaign, which works to protect farmed animals by lobbying for legal change, pressuring major food supply chains, leading investigations, and public awareness initiatives. Nadia has applied her education in business...

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Lynn Max

Lynn Max

Lynn Max is co-owner of Veg Avengers Marketing, a marketing company that provides social media marketing services to vegan organizations to bring awareness to their work, promote events, increase income and accomplish their specific goals. Lynn earned her Master’s...

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Harris Max

Harris Max

Harris Max is co-owner of Veg Avengers Marketing, a marketing company that provides social media marketing services to vegan organizations to bring awareness to their work, promote events, increase income and accomplish their specific goals. Harris has a B.A. in...

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Tim Thorpe

Tim Thorpe

Tim is a campaigns and policy officer at The Vegan Society. The world’s first vegan organisation, The Vegan Society coined the term “vegan” in the 1940s. The UK-based charity is working to help livestock farmers transition to plant-based agriculture. It carries out...

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Nigel Osborne

Nigel Osborne

Nigel Osborne is Executive Director of Egg-Truth, an on-line resource designed to educate and inform consumers about the true nature of global egg production, the impact on the animals, and reveal the consequences on human health from egg consumption. Nigel has years...

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Marlene Narrow

Marlene Narrow

Marlene Narrow is the host of Vegan Nation radio (a weekly informational 1/2 hour radio show that airs on WCUW 91.3 FM Worcester Community Radio, Massachusetts, USA, every Thursday, 4pm to 4:30pm EST. Vegan Nation broadcasts worldwide online at wcuw.org. Archived...

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Ryuji Chua

Ryuji Chua

Ryuji has always been a creator in his heart. He started playing piano when he was 3, took up painting shortly afterwards and started filmmaking and photography when he was 12.After graduating high school, he moved to California to attend film school at Chapman...

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Robert Grillo

Robert Grillo

Robert has 20 years of experience in the field of branding, design and communications. He is Free from Harm’s founder and director since 2009. He also acts as editor of the website and contributes regular articles. You can read about his activism...

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Dani Alexander

Dani Alexander

Dani Alexander is a growing figure of the Animal Rights community. She worked to form several animal activism organizations. She has been a notable member of PETA for her work against SeaWorld and the dog labs of Texas A&M, and was instrumental in the removal of...

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Sailesh Rao

Sailesh Rao

Sailesh Rao is the Founder and Executive Director of Climate Healers, a non-profit dedicated towards healing the Earth’s climate. He authored “Carbon Dharma: The Occupation of Butterflies” and “Carbon Yoga: The Vegan Metamorphosis” and Co-Executive Produced “The Human...

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Jane Velez Mitchell

Jane Velez Mitchell

Jane Velez-Mitchell is a television and social media journalist and author. She is the founder of #JaneUnChained, a digital news network for animal rights and the vegan lifestyle which uses more than 60 volunteer contributors from around the world to showcase vegan...

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Jeri Devereaux

Jeri Devereaux

Jeri is the Organizational Developer for Rowdy Girl Sanctuary and Rancher Advocacy Program.  Bio coming soon.

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Krista Hiddema

Krista Hiddema

Krista Hiddema is the RAP Strategic Advisor. Sh is a social justice activist with nearly thirty years of experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. She lives by the motto that all oppression is interconnected, and she seeks to serve as a Voice for...

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Nikki Bollaert

Nikki Bollaert

Nikki Bollaert, CFRE, CAP is the RAP Strategic Advisor and president of Blue Raven Strategic, LLC and has worked in the field of development and philanthropy for 24 years, building development programs at nonprofit organizations, higher education institutions and...

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Ananda Bhavani

Ananda Bhavani

Ananda was raised in a small alternative yoga community in the midwest and grew up riding horses through the woods and enjoying the silence and space of nature. The daughter of a painter, she was fascinated by the arts from a young age, experimenting with painting,...

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