Service Never Sleeps is a Black-led organization building a socially just world by catalyzing individual action to advance racial and social justice through Allyship & skills-based service.
allies trained since 2017
classes of fellows led
hours of skills-based service facilitated
local non-profits supported
Whitney Parnell (she/her), Founder/CEO: Whitney grew up between Latin America and West Africa as a Foreign Service child. At Washington University in St. Louis, Whitney doubled majored in English and Spanish, and minored in Communications and Journalism, during which she also embraced her calling as an activist. Whitney’s passion for service and social justice brought her to Washington, DC to serve with City Year, and then work in homeless services. Whitney is excited to create a movement of service and allies by igniting quick social change through mass civic engagement.
Samson Girma (he/him), COO: An Arlington, Virginia native, Samson comes to Service Never Sleeps after nearly ten years in the government and nonprofit sectors. He brings experience overseeing federal grants and supporting the capacity building of nonprofits across different focus areas. At SNS, Samson guides the strategic growth of the organization and supports the day-to-day programmatic, financial, and communications work of full-, part-time, and contract staff. Samson is a proud two time AmeriCorps Alum, having served with City Year and Public Allies programs in DC.
Michela Masson (she/her), Communications & Programs Associate: Motivated by a strong commitment to equity, Michela joined SNS to help advance the organization’s tireless work towards social and racial justice. Previously, Michela worked with ACOG to organize ob-gyns to advocate for reproductive health policy at the state and federal levels. She also volunteers with local organizations, including serving as a Board Member of Collective Action for Safe Spaces. In her free time, Michela enjoys traveling (when safe to do so!), cuddling with her cats, and swimming at every opportunity she gets.
Desiree McCoy (Board Chair)
Regional Sales Manager, Caesars
Jonathon Price (Secretary)
Deputy Director, Aspen Strategy Group, Aspen Institute
Natalia Oyola-Sepulveda (Treasurer)
Management Consultant, Accenture
Global Partner Manager, Tableau
Owner and Principal, Critical Equity Consulting, LLC
Broadcast Journalist & News Consultant
Chief of External Affairs, DC Prep
Senior Partner at Business for Impact, Georgetown University
Support Service Never Sleeps
Your donation is critical in supporting our organization’s growth and work.
SNS seeks a social justice and race equity training Program Manager who will help further the mission of SNS in its work to build a national movement. This permanent part-time position is for 20 hours/week and comes with a competitive pay and benefit package.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and are due August 31.