Co-Founder & President - Casey Reinl (Dr. Dada) is a practicing attorney in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he lives with daughter Eleuthera Peach. He has completed over a dozen marathons and enjoys hiking and outdoor adventures. Casey previously owned an American Family Insurance agency and also founded Everyone’s Law School, which created online programs for teenagers and adults to learn the legal process. He earned his J.D. from Florida A&M College of Law, M.A. in Political Management from The George Washington University, M.A.I.S. from Western New Mexico University, and B.S. from Florida Gulf Coast University. Email him at Casey@VeganIsElementary.org.
Co-Founder & Lead Spokesgirl - Eleuthera Reinl (Eleu Vegan) is eight-years-old and the inspiration for Vegan Is Elementary. Eleu creates all videos produced by the organization. Eleu was born a vegan and is the driving force for the Eleu Vegan book series. She passionately wants to make the world vegan.
Director- John Pierre is a nutrition and fitness consultant who has devoted over 30 years to improving the lives of others through his expertise in plant-based nutrition, physical fitness, women’s empowerment, geriatrics, and compassionate living. As a dedicated activist, John gives lectures across the nation in a variety of environments including schools, conferences and shelters to help improve the health and well-being of others. John also teaches fun and exhilarating boot camps and offers one-on-one personal training to people of all ages. Just a few of John’s clients include Maggie Q, Ellen DeGeneres, Emily Deschanel and Pamela Anderson. John was also just recently inducted into the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) Hall of Fame for his dedication to spreading the message of plant-based nutrition, peace and compassion to improve people’s lives, the treatment of animals and concerns facing our environment. Whether it is speaking at a conference, teaching a boot camp class or donating his time and money to an organization in need, John has devoted his life to making the world a better place with every opportunity he has. John has written two books, “The Pillars of Health”, which focuses on the four pillars of health – nutrition, mind, motion and compassion and his second book, “Strong, Savvy, Safe,” which focuses on tools for protection and vibrant health. These books can be purchased through www.johnpierre.com. Information on John Pierre's sanctuary can be found at www.Livingwithharmony.org
Director- Gary Reinl has been a vegetarian since 1974 and a vegan since 1984. He spent nearly forty years in the sports-medicine field, with diverse experiences ranging from training professional athletes to pioneering the field of strength-building for women during the pregnancy year to developing rehabilitation programs for injured workers. Additionally, his ground-breaking senior strength-building protocol has now been implemented in more than 1,000 senior living facilities. Gary has authored three books: “ICED!” , Making Mama Fit [Leisure Press, 1983] and the 2007 "fat loss" book Get Stronger, Feel Younger [Rodale Press]. Gary lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, with his wife, Susan (who has also been a vegan for more than 30 years). Email him at Gary@VeganIs Elementary.org.