Karel Horney

Founder and Director Emeritus

Karel is a Denver native who received her BA in Education and English from the University of Northern Colorado in 1970. After teaching elementary-age kids for four years, she and her husband Bob began their family of five with triplet boys in 1980.  The loss of one son and the diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy for Adam led Karel to her career and passion when she founded Adam’s Camp in 1986.

Karel has received numerous awards for service for her work with Adam’s Camp and has continued to cultivate her leadership gifts by serving on various boards. She is currently Chair of the Board at Colorado Community Church.

In her free time, Karel loves to cycle and walk and spend time with her family, friends, and her adopted triplet grandkids, Ava, Benson, and Delano.

Lloyd Lewis

Board President & CEO of arc Thrift Stores

Lloyd has served as President and CEO for arc Thrift Stores since December 2005, a Colorado non-profit organization whose primary...

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Angela Wolf

Board Vice President & Community Volunteer/Grant Writer

Angela comes from a background in research, journalism, and nonprofits. When her first son was born in 2015 and diagnosed...

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David Aarestad

Secretary

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Karl Schuster

Board Treasurer

A south New Jersey native, Karl moved to Colorado upon graduation from West Virginia University, with a degree in accounting. ...

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Mike Kavanagh

Board Member

Mike commitment to community service runs deep. In addition to joining the Board of Directors for Adam’s Camp in 2018,...

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Lauren Polak

Board Member, Advantage Solutions Customer Team Lead

Mike commitment to community service runs deep. In addition to joining the Board of Directors for Adam’s Camp in 2018,...

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Ron Adams

Board Member

After graduating in Tecumseh, KS, Ron studied finance and economics at Washburn University. He then took a year off to...

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Robert Kent

Board Member

Robert is the parent of an Adam's Camp camper. As the parent of child with disabilities, Robert understands the importance...

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James Weise

Board Member

Tommy Gilhooly

Board Member

After earning a bachelor’s degree from Regis, Tommy Gilhooly had a successful career founding and owning multiple local and national...

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LaDonna Kelley

Board Member

LaDonna has a Masters Degree in Nursing and 32 years of experience. She currently serves as a Patient Safety Risk...

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Sarah (Wolfgram) Grazier, MNM, CFRE

Board Member

Sarah Grazier has 25 years of experience in the nonprofit and public sectors, focusing on strategic program development, grants management,...

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