Board & Staff

- 2019 Board of Directors -

  • Katherine Cook - President
  • Wally Firkins – Treasurer
  • Michelle Hinsey – Secretary
  • Jo Beth Palmer
  • Kristi Lindsey - Penrose Site Coordinator
  • Eileen Lakey (Advisory Member)
  • Dean Brady
  • Tami Mundy
  • Teresa Raiford - Parent

- Key Staff Members -

Director: Eileen Lakey


  • District B.A. Elementary Education: Colorado Women’s College ‘67

  • 1981-2010: 30+ Hours of Graduate Level Courses in Reading, Reading Disabilities, and Literacy

  • 1967-2006: 39 years of teaching experience with elementary school children

  • 1995-Present: Volunteer Sunday School Teacher at Canon City First United Methodist Church

  • 2007-Present: Long Term Sub and Reading Teacher; Fremont RE-2 School District


Site Coordinator Penrose: Kristi Lindsey


  • M.A. - 1995 University of Denver, Museum Studies pf Anthropology

  • B.A. - 1992 University of New York at Potsdam, Anthropology

  • 1999-Present - Director Penrose Community Library District