Ella Reithinger

Elementary School

Ella Reithinger is an 8th-grade student in Arizona, She became involved in the L.I.F.E. organization after observing her mother who create the organization 7 years ago. As a result, she has been involved in helping to organize several philanthropic events within our community including delivering Christmas gifts to the Pediatric Emergency Department, the L.I.F.E. annual Emergency Medicine Service Day, making blessing bags for the homeless, and the Citrus Tree Harvest in Arcadia to donate to St. Mary’s Food Bank.


Ella is dedicated to this work in learning how to become a better person and how to set an example to her peers on how to live a life of service.  As a student ambassador, Ella pledges to be an advocate of how to better ourselves and our community through serving the less fortunate and spreading education and wellness tools to our community.

Amy Faustinos

Grand Canyon University

Amy is graduating from Grand Canyon University in the Spring of 2020 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology. She is planning on taking a gap-year and planning on going to graduate school to be a Physician’s Assistant. Amy has also been heavily involved in medical missions. She travels with a medical team multiple times per year to less fortunate communities around the world to provide medical care and surgeries.


Self-health and well-being is very important to her because she has always been busy and often forgets to take care of herself before taking on her long list of tasks to do. This is exactly why she became interested in LIFE and is so passionate on the foundations in which it runs.  

Rachel Kawakami

Grand Canyon University

Rachel graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology. She is currently working towards her aspirations of becoming a physician.

Rachel found a passion for community service after being a titleholder
in the Miss America's Outstanding Teen program. Through that experience she was able to see the benefits in serving others. One of the aspects of community service that she enjoys most is the ability it has to bring people together to support and encourage each other. Though Rachel leads a busy life, she realizes that health and wellness are vital aspects to function at her best. Her philosophies of overall health and wellness includes a balance of mental, physical, and spiritual health, which is why she believes in L.I.F.E. and what it has to

Mindful Minute Director

Elizabeth Simons is an ASU student studying Family & Human Development and Psychology. She will be attending medical school in the future in pursuit of a career in Emergency Medicine.

Elizabeth began her own journey in personal healing and self-care by attending L.I.F.E. meetings in 2017. She found a purpose and sense of belonging within the L.I.F.E. community and through the various topics covered in L.I.F.E. meetings, she was able to begin living her life to the fullest potential. As a result, Elizabeth became the Webmaster for L.I.F.E. in 2019 and learned that she has great passion and dedication in sharing the mission and vision of the organization. She has a background in Human Rights, Diversity, and Leadership which have resulted in a synergistic relationship in the L.I.F.E. organization. As a leader and member of L.I.F.E., Elizabeth is committed to creating a life full of enlightenment, health, well-being, and sharing these practices with the community and her peers.

Elizabeth also serves as L.I.F.E.'s Mindful Minute Director.

Elizabeth Simons

Arizona State University

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