The Team

  • Gabriel Stauring

    Gabriel is the Founder and Executive Director at i-ACT, a California based non-profit. i-ACT empowers individuals within communities, institutions, and governments to take personal responsibility to act on behalf of those affected by genocide, mass atrocities, and crimes against humanity. Gabriel became involved in the situation in Darfur out of a sense of personal responsibility. […]

    Co-founder and Director

    Los Angeles Area

  • Katie-Jay Scott

    Katie-Jay keeps i-ACT running on several levels. Much of her work entails coordinating partnerships with other grassroots organizations and implementing the campaigns developed by Gabriel and seeing through the details. She graduated from Portland State University with a BA in Sociology and a focus on Community Development. She has previously worked as a community organizer […]

    Director of Operations and Community Involvement

    Los Angeles Area

  • Sara-Christine Dallain

    Sara-Christine joined i-ACT to help coordinate Darfur United and the major projects connected with Darfur United including The Academy, the Darfur United adult soccer team and the Darfur United documentary. She holds a Master’s Public Health degree from UCLA and her interests lie in improving the health of the most vulnerable populations in sub-Saharan Africa […]

    Director of Programs

    Santa Barbara, CA

  • Sean Toshima

    Sean Toshima joined i-ACT to help maintain and design all the online team pages. His social media background helps him create and execute campaigns via the taps of his thumbs, as well as through the growing number of channels that i-ACT uses to communicate with the world’s activist audience A major project of his is to organize gigabutts worth of […]

    Multi-Media Specialist

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Stacey Martino

    Stacey Martino has been merging arts and activism with the purpose of developing community involvement since 1988. Her interest in the usage of arts to activate community began while she was earning her BFA from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she became deeply involved in the epidemic of homelessness. Stacey went on […]

    Board of Directors, Program Committee

     Los Angeles, CA