Our Passionate People

Our Board of Directors

Andrew Blood, President

Owner, Runnit CNC, Inc.
Founder and Executive Director, Blood Brothers Foundation

Sarah Jackson Bonnell, Secretary

Karl R. Zander, OTR, MSHA, Treasurer

Administrative Director
Rehabilitation and Bariatric Services
St. Mary’s Medical Center

Karen Kiefer

Retired Adaptive Physical Education Teacher. Karen has been a committed volunteer for over 25 years!

Michael Chamberlain

Video Coordinator, Grand Junction Rockies baseball team.  Social media volunteer for three local nonprofits: Steppin’ It Up Inc., CDA and Challenger Baseball

Chris Muhr

Teresa Rivera

Our Staff

Kelly Collini

Executive Director
Kelly Collini has been the Executive Director for Colorado Discover Ability since January 2019. Before coming to CHR, Collini worked as the Executive Director of Community Housing and Resources, Inc. on Sanibel Island, Florida. She also served as Executive Director of the Albany County Safe Project in Laramie, Wyoming where she successfully spearheaded a campaign to raise funding for a new office and women’s shelter. She has 30 years of professional experience in non-profit management and fundraising for causes as diverse as public broadcasting, environmental issues, women and children’s advocacy, and affordable housing. Collini resided in Wyoming for many years before moving to Sanibel, Florida. Now, glad to be back “out west,” she is enjoying the Grand Valley and loves recreating both in her own free time and through work!
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Michele Rehl

Office Manager

Michele spent twenty years in the restaurant business, moving up to District Manager of five restaurants for a major chain in Las Vegas, NV. She became one of the twelve original members of the General Managers Advisory Council for the 1,600 restaurant chain.

She moved to Grand Junction in 2004, owned a restaurant for two years, then accepted a job in Human Resources in the oil and gas industry. Michele has a certificate in Human Resource Management from the Malcolm Baldridge School of Business at Post University, Waterbury, CT.

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