Founding Director and President of the Ignite Your Light Coalition, Ani Christi, also known as Ann Johnston, brings over three decades of experience in transforming consciousness to the projects of the Coalition. A former mediator and licensed attorney, Ani has lectured internationally on personal and spiritual transformation and conflict resolution, and is a sought out public speaker. She has also designed numerous pilot programs in social service. Ani holds a Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Consciousness Studies from John F. Kennedy University in California and was named Alumna of the Year in 1998. In addition to expertise in transpersonal psychology and vibrational healing, Ani is a cancer survivor who utilized holistic techniques of mind-body-spirit integration to heal her cancer. She is an accomplished meditation teacher, Reiki Master, practitioner of the Axiatonal Alignment (Reconnective Healing) and a certified transmitter of multi-dimensional quantum healing codes. Ani has devoted herself to mastery of the Gene Keys since 2016, and the Coaliiton is now a Gene Keys Affiliate. Ani is committed to humanity's collective transformation and is currently writing a book on the evolution of human consciousness.

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 is a Master at helping people awaken to the truth of who they are. Her life's work, which also includes the use of art to unlock hidden dimensions of our consciousness, has deeply informed the Coalition's  worldview and programs. You can sign up for her free quarterly newsletter at You can also download many of her published books for free on this website. We highly recommend "Enlightening Cinderella" and "The Harrill Solutions: Secrets of Successful Relationships Revealed".

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 has been a guest speaker at Harvard's Mind/Body Medical Institute, and has taught programs in mind-body medicine in numerous colleges, including two of Chicago's City Colleges and the Midwest College for Oriental Medicine. 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.  

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!