Looking Ahead is a program of The Actors Fund created to help professional young performers and their families thrive amid the unique challenges of working in the entertainment community.
MEET THE STAFF
Laura Campbell

 

Laura joined The Actors Fund in October 2005. She previously worked for the Orange County Career Exploring Program, where she developed career programs for over 4,500 students, ages 14 to 21; and Cerritos College and Glendale Community College’s Counseling Division. Laura has served on educational task forces for various education committees, school boards and chamber of commerces for the past seven years. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Speech Communication from CSU, Fullerton and an Associate Arts Degree in Speech Theory from Cerritos College. She is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Counseling with an emphasis in College Counseling at CSU, Northridge. She also enjoys music ministry at her church and being the best auntie she can be to her two younger nieces.

 Originally from Sacramento, Chris moved to Honolulu to obtain a B.A in Psychology from Hawaii Pacific University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Hawaii.  It was in Hawaii that he first worked with kids, as both a group leader and director of an after school program with the YMCA of Honolulu.  Just before joining  Looking Ahead, he spent the last two years working at a hospice program in Sacramento.

 

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Chris Smith, M.S.W.

 Originally from Sacramento, Chris moved to Honolulu to obtain a B.A in Psychology from Hawaii Pacific University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Hawaii.  It was in Hawaii that he first worked with kids, as both a group leader and director of an after school program with the YMCA of Honolulu.  Just before joining  Looking Ahead, he spent the last two years working at a hospice program in Sacramento.

 

Ina Williams

 

Ina Williams joined the Actors Fund in December of 2013. She has a background as a young performer herself having appeared in television sitcoms, commercials, and radio spots in her youth. Most recently Ina worked as an executive assistant in the music industry but jumped at the opportunity to give back to young performers of today. In her spare time Ina is still an active musician and performer, and has two pets; Freda Mae the dog and Tut the cat.

 

Magen Senen

Magen Senen has recently joined the Looking Ahead team in March 2012. Graduating Magna Cum Laude from Florida State University with a degree in Media Production and minor in English she made her way to California several years ago. During this time she gained knowledge and experience working in the entertainment industry in the area of television production and event coordination on multiple television shows working with adults and young professional performers. Transitioning as a current Looking Ahead volunteer to full time staff member with the program has given her more reason to celebrate this new year! She enjoys spending time with her three younger brothers and family and volunteering for her high school youth ministry.


Events
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Education
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Support
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Service
Visit the elderly, feed homeless families, do crafts for children with disabilities and give back to the community in many other ways.

Leadership
Join the Leadership Council to create new programming for Looking Ahead, meet new friends and develop leadership skills.