MEET OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ani Christi

CEO & Founder

Founding Director and President of the Ignite Your Light Coalition, Ani Christi brings decades of experience in transforming consciousness to the projects of the Coalition. A former mediator and licensed attorney, Ani has lectured internationally on healing through conflict resolution and has designed dozens of pilot programs. She has been a student of the healing arts and a teacher of transformation for more than thirty-five years. Ani received a Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Consciousness Studies from John F. Kennedy University in Walnut Creek, California in 1996 and was named Alumna of the Year in 1998. In addition to her expertise in transpersonal psychology, vibrational healing and quantum physics, Ani is a cancer survivor who utilized the mind-body-spirit integration techniques she learned to heal. herself. She is an accomplished meditation teacher, Reiki Master, practitioner of the Axiatonal Alignment (Reconnective Healing) and a certified transmitter of multi-dimensional frequencies of quantum healing codes. Since 2016, Ani has devoted herself to mastery of the Gene Keys. Known also as Ann Johnston, Ani is committed to special projects in spiritual development and personal transformation. She has presented internationally at numerous conferences and is a frequent speaker at Unity Church and other venues. Ani is currently writing a book on the evolution of human consciousness.

Wendy Walker

Director

Director Wendy Walker has been a Certifying Reiki Master since 1988 and co-founding member of The Reiki Foundation and creator of the Luminous Joy network. Her extensive background and knowledge in meditation, cognitive restructuring, visualization techniques, sound & light therapies, and the human energy system has evolved over 45 years of research, training, teaching and private practice. She was a guest speaker at Harvard’s Mind/Body Medical Institute while completing its certification program, “Mind/Body Medicine: From Clinic to Corporation,” to facilitate Healthy Lifestyle programs for clinics and corporations. She has also taught at two of Chicago’s City Colleges and the Midwest College for Oriental Medicine, as well as in New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and throughout the Southeast. Currently she teaches all levels of Traditional Usui Reiki around the U.S. and offers personal coaching for advanced work with the Reiki Symbols for life situations, events, health issues, creative projects, and relationships. Wendy also specializes in teaching light workers, spiritual entrepreneurs and change agents how to be in charge of their own destiny by mastering the laws of creation and having Atomic Clarity about their vision, while providing an energetic support system for well-being for those going through the internal shifting needed for breakthrough results.

Akushi Angel

Director

Rev Akushi Angel is a natural healer and an ordained Angel minister (TAM Gateway University in CA 2009; Pastoral Counselor & Mentor 2010). She is also the founder of Rainbow Vibration Angel Cards, Flowing with the Spiritual Cafe and Rainbow Vibration Chakra Healing and is a Certified Usui Reiki Master with 30 years’ experience including practice in Reiki Cancer Support Groups.

Akushi embodies Bhakti Yoga - a life time of spiritual study - and specializes in Angelic Healing, Heart Opening, Transmutation into the New Earth and The Great Change. Akushi’s healings and readings are guided by impeccable communication with the Angelic Frequencies and Diamond DNA Activations. She intuitively empowers you to unlock your pure potential hidden within your DNA (these seeds of transformation recorded in the Akashic records are memories containing Ancestral Archetypal programming).

From conception, we each come with a unique sacred geometric blueprint containing shadows, challenges and gifts.  By illuminating your Diamond Self and initiating Angelic Awakening Codes that await activation within a framework of commitment and awareness, a magical journey into self-realization and mastery unfolds. Akushi is currently deeply diving into her mystical and spiritual practice with the Gene Keys, Human Design, the Seven Sacred Seals along with Ani.

Honorary Director Suzanne Harrill, M.Ed. has more than 40 years’ experience as  a spiritual seeker, consciousness educator and licensed professional counselor. She is an accomplished workshop leader, public speaker and is the published author of numerous books on building successful relationships and developing self-esteem in both children and adults. 


Suzanne has also been a long-time spiritual mentor of Coalition Co-founder Ani Christi. In 2017, Suzanne traveled to Florida to co-present a workshop on Body Awareness and Mind, Body Spirit Integration with Ani.  Suzanne is a Master at helping people awaken to the truth of who they are. Her life's work has deeply informed the Coalition's  worldview and programs. You can purchase Suzanne's books and sign up for her free quarterly newsletter at www.innerworkspublishing.com. Thank you, dear Suzanne!

Thank you Joan Madison for leading us through a Vision Quest during our first Board Meeting in FL in 2017! You continue to inspire us!

In 2017-18, the art of creative photographer, Ann Kemp, was instrumental to the success of the Coalition's projects. Thank you Ann for your wisdom and service!

Pictured in 2014 are the Founding Directors of the Coalition. Left to right: Juanzina Harper, Ann Johnston, Jessica Quinn and Yolanda O'Hearn. THANK YOU friends for your love and support in 2014-2016, our pilot program years! 

WE ALSO EXTEND DEEP GRATITUDE TO JERRY JOHNSTON, Volunteer Coordinator and Acting Treasurer, Former Director TAMARA BUCALO (2019), and collaborators Michael Burke (2019) and Colette Carroll, Virginia Dunlap and Paul Rademacher (2017-2018) were also instrumental in supporting the Coalition's projects and planning. It "takes a village" to transform consciousness and we are grateful for the contributions of all our collaborators and supporters!