Meet the Team

Miracles in Action is supported by our Board of Directors and many volunteers and donors across the country.

Miracles in Action Board of Directors:

  • Penny Rambacher –  Chairman of the Board and President, Naples, FL
  • Jeff Sprecher, CPA, PA – Treasurer, Cape Coral, FL
  • Lori Bassano — Director, Bonita Springs, FL
  • Pat Dorian – Director, Naples, FL
  • Bonnie O’Neill – Secretary, San Marcos la Laguna, Guatemala
  • Sally Smith – Director, Bonita Springs, FL
  • Anamarie Russell – Director, Jaibalito la Laguna, Guatemala
Penny Rambacher

Penny Rambacher


Jeff Sprecher

Lori Bassano

Pat Dorian

Bonnie O’Neill

Sally Smith, Board of Directors

Sally Smith

Anamarie Russell


Miracles in Action & Beyond Beads, Naples Office

  • Lisa Crawford – Programs Director
  • David Granfield – Beyond Beads Fair Trade Sales
  • Marcia McCarthy – Beyond Beads Fair Trade Sales
  • Ana Felipe – Bookkeeper

Lisa Crawford, Programs Director

David Granfield, Beyond Beads Fair Trade Sales

Marcia McCarthy, Beyond Beads Fair Trade Sales

Miracles in Action, Media


Jose Casia, Videographer

Shiree Beckwith-Funk, Photographer

Our Volunteer Miracle Workers:

Miracles in Action is grateful for our amazing volunteers who so generously give of their time, talents, personal funds and other resources.  They are ordinary people from around the U.S. and Guatemala, motivated by their desire to help allow our continued growth and serving of those in need.

  • Stacy Acclarito, Naples, FL
  • Maureen Alexander, Crescent Springs, KY
  • Nancy Ariansen, Naples, FL
  • Christine Banas, Leona, NJ
  • Lori Bassano, Naples, FL
  • Corrine Besee, Naples, FL
  • Diana Braun, Palm Springs, CA
  • Christie & Alan Brown, Cincinnati, OH
  • Beate Buergel & Family, Naples, FL
  • Curtis Chapin, Panajachel, Guatemala
  • Ann Coleman, Naples, FL
  • Carol Coyle, Naples, FL
  • Terrie Cross, Wichita, KS
  • Linda Davis, South Hampton, NY
  • Paisley Dee, Miami, FL
  • Kathy Dierking, Naples, FL
  • Joy Epperly, Naples, FL
  • Catherine Finigan, Naples, FL
  • Chachi Farr, Naples, FL
  • Bobbie & Burt Gleason, Venice, FL
  • Carol Grabins, Verona, WI
  • David Granfield, Naples, FL
  • Maureen & Jack Green, Marco Island, FL & Blue Point, NY
  • Mari Hafner, Miami, FL
  • Marlys & Glenn Haughie, Naples, FL
  • Harry and Chris Heist, Fort Myers, FL
  • Judy Herb, Naples, FL
  • Jan & Gary Jantzen, Cincinnati, OH
  • Joanne & Tim Joseph, West Hills, CA
  • Marcene Larkin, Naples,FL & Nashville, TN
  • Pat Lehman, Cincinnati, OH
  • Rita Lott, Wichita, KS
  • Lorraine Maurer, Naples, FL
  • Steve & Beth Mixter, Naples, FL
  • Linda Morales and Family, Davie, FL
  • Myrna Murison, Boca Raton, FL
  • Mary O’Brien, Naples, FL
  • Efrain Pedro & Family, Bonita Springs, FL
  • Ann Fron & Frank Pravato, Marco Is, FL & Blue Point, NY
  • Millard Pray, Estero, FL
  • Judy Ressallat, Naples, FL
  • Diane Shea, Naples, FL
  • Marta Sicajan, Lehigh Acres, FL
  • Leah Sirrine, Naples, FL
  • Cindy Talbot, Miami, FL
  • Karen & Dick Thiel, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Sharen Thomas, Naples, FL
  • Elaine Wade, Naples, FL
  • Ashley Wheeler, Naples, FL
  • Jodi Wheeler, Naples, FL
  • Susann Wheeler, Ave Maria, FL
  • Bev Whiteman, Naples, FL

We also thank all of our Miracle Worker Groups:

  • Knitting/Crocheting Groups of FL and TN
  • Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Cincinnati, OH
  • Moorings Presbyterian Missions Committee, Naples, FL
  • Peace and Justice Committee of Placerville, CA
  • Rotary Clubs of District 6960, Southwest FL
  • Rotary International
  • Unity of Nashville, TN