Board of Directors 

Paige Eaves, President

Rev. Paige Eaves holds an administrative post within the United Methodist Church in Southern California and serves as a pastor in La Mirada.  She holds a graduate degree in Divinity from the Candler School of Theology at Emory and one in Public Policy from UC Berkeley.    

Mikala Rahn, Vice President

Dr. Mikala Rahn is an educator and activist who operates a charter school for at-risk youth and leads gang intervention activities in the San Gabriel Valley area.  

Roberto Munoz, Treasurer 

Roberto Munoz is an Episcopal lay leader and LGBTQ rights activist residing in the Inland Empire area.  He directs new media for the Southern California Gas Company.  

Jame Burklo, Secretary

Rev. Jim Burklo is an author and blogger and United church of Christ minister who currently serves as Associate Dean for Religious Life at the University of Southern California.  

Edward Anderson

Edward Anderson is the pastor of McCarthy Memorial Christian Church in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles.  

John Cager III

Rev. John Cager III is the Senior Pastor of Ward AME Church in Los Angeles and serves as the head of the AME Ministerial Alliance in the Los Angeles district of his denomination.  

Christopher Carter 

Rev. Christopher Carter is a UMC minister with a background in environmental racism.  He is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at UC San Diego. 

Marty Coleman

Marty Coleman is a retired activist who worked extensively against nuclear weapons and the arms race.  She is currently a lay leader at All Saints Church in Pasadena.  

Dominick Correy 

Dominick Correy is a Field Representative for State Senator Anthony Portantino. Dominick speaks to local groups about his incarceration experiences.  

Melanie Mays 

Rev. Melanie Mays is Lead Minister at St. John Holy Trinity AME Church in the Antelope Valley.  

Alex Morales

Alex Morales is President and CEO of the Children's Bureau, a non-profit agency leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and promotion of healthy families in California.  


Sandie Richards 

Rev. Sandie Richards is the Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church of San Fernando and a leader in applying social media in developing social movements.  

Andrew Schwiebert 

Rev. Andy Schwiebert runs a progressive young adult ministry that is sponsored by the United Church of Christ in the greater Los Angeles area.  He is also an active leader in Clergy & Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE).