Board & Staff

- 2018 Board of Directors -

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

- 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: Steve Lindsey


  • Bachelor's of Art in Education from CSU-Pueblo in 2008

  • Taught 6th grade at RE-2 from 2009-2016