MEET THE TEAM
President & Co-Founder
Laura is a certified Climate Reality Leader and holds a diplomatic pass to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. She has organized service and educational missions to Nicaragua, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, as well as multiple statewide projects. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from William Jewell College. Laura lives with her husband and two children in Washington, D.C.
BRITTANY ANN PAYNE
Director of Non-Profit, Secretary
Born and raised in California and currently a resident of Hawaii, Brittany is a passionate activist for environmentalism. Her service work has taken her to Austria, Colombia, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Puerto Rico.
Director of Special Events, Treasurer
Ariel is originally from Southern California, was raised in Arizona and now resides in Washington, D.C. where she has recently worked as a Healthcare Administrator. She gives her time frequently to charitable purposes including military appreciation, allergy awareness, and environmentalism.
KHIA MOON SMITH
Director of Operations
Based in Virginia Beach, Khia has served on the Executive Council of the Urban League of Hampton Roads Young Professionals and was recognized as a Distinguished Young Professional. In 2015, she launched K. Cimóne, an online earth-friendly accessory boutique for men and women, as well as a boutique styling and production conglomerate. In her free time, Khia volunteers as an EMT with the City of Virginia Beach Rescue Squad. She is a wife, mother of three children and one fur-child.
Keyace holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Florida International University. She is an accomplished member of the US Air Force, currently working as a Financial Management Journeyman. She previously served as Elite Miss Earth USA 2018.