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 are 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 opertunities 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, Gabby Garofalo
President Elect, Sophie Guinn
Vice President, Communications, Alexandra Pappas
Vice President, Membership, Alessandra “Lala” Garofalo
Vice President, Philanthropy, Bowling, Carrie De La Rosa
Vice President, Philanthropy, Service Dog, Sarah Margaret Johnson
Vice President, Publicity, Madeleine Dukes
Vice President, Special Events, Macy Muchard
Special Events Chair, Development, Logan Smith
Special Events Chair, Goodie Bags, Giana Vlahakos
Special Events Chair, T-Shirts, Hannah Schweitzer
Special Events Chair, Team Registration, Graham Swan
Corresponding Secretary, Lee Saunders
Recording Secretary, Sophie Meckert
Treasurer/Vice President, Finance, Gregor Smith
Historian, Laura Sanders
High School Delegates: William Rother, Mary Lacy Rieke, Ainsley Kurtz, Joseph Harp, Kristen Evans, Sydney Conrad, Dylan Gardner, Tyler Gardner, Spencer Gray, Hannah Harp, Sarah Harp, ME Harp, Tali Kalmans, Rebecca Lorentzatos, Will Moss, Philip Pappas, Lindi Ruthven, Joanie Sanders, Giana Vlahakos

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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