Board Members

2019

Sterling Chase,Sr.

(GrandMaster Chae HookSung)

President

Director: Martial Arts Programs


Civic Involvement:

  • 2019; National Director Para-Taekwondo Hanmadang
  • 2019; VP Membership Pikes Peak Toastmasters
  • 2017-2018; Member Board of Director of Southern Colorado Chapter AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals)
  • 2016; Official Certified Instructor from the Global Para-Taekwondo University / World Para-Taekwondo # 100065
  • 2015-Present; El Pomar Foundation, Ambassador, College Readiness and Success Program (CRSP)
  • 2011-Present; Volunteer with Jack Quinn's Running Club
  • 1986-1997; Air Force Taekwondo Association, served as: President/VP/Secretary General

Service Area of Interest:

  • Nonprofits: Special Needs/Disable/At Risk Care/Development/Protection, Military, Education, Human Services, Sports and Recreation, Safety and Crime Prevention

Education/Other Experience:

  • 2018; Promoted to 7th Degree Black Belt (World Taekwondo JidoKwan Federation) #751
  • 2015 Created DuMyon Martial Arts a Non-Profit company specializing in intellectual and developmental disabilities (individuals, families, supportive organizations)
  • 2014 Promoted to 7th Degree Black Belt (Grand Master)
  • 2014 Certified Kickboxing Instructor with American Aerobic Association International (AAAI) 7 International Sports Medicine Association
  • 2014 Certified Massage Therapy Self-Defense Program for Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy
  • 2013 Appointed Ethics Committee Member of the GTG (Global Task Group) Global group of GrandMaster who is to preserve tradition of Korean Martial Arts
  • 2012 Created the Medical Professional's Self-Defense program
  • 2011 Certified Instructor for Refuse To Be a Victim (NRA Women’s Program)
  • 1997 Retired US Air Force Non-Commissioned Officer of 21 years
  • 1989 Internationally Certified Rape Awareness and Prevention
  • 1986 Registered as an Instructor with United States Taekwondo Union (USTU)
  • 1983 Founded CHS - to date has trained over 1200 students, including more than 130 black belts

Bob Biles

(Master Bob Biles)

Vice President

Assistant Director: Martial Arts Programs


Civic Involvement:

  • 2014-Present, Instructor, CHS Martial Arts
  • 1998-2007 Instructor, US Taekwondo Center, Colorado Springs, CO
  • 1997-2001 US Taekwondo Union Referee, Local, state and national tournaments
  • 1996-2003 Volunteer, US Nationals Taekwondo tournaments

Service Area of Interest:

  • Nonprofits: Child Care/Development/Protection, Military, Education, Human Services, Sports and Recreation, Safety and Crime Prevention, Youth

Education/Other Experience:

  • 2016 Promoted to 5th Degree Black Belt
  • B.B.A. Information Systems, Western Michigan University
  • Over 30 years designing, implementing and supporting Business IT solutions.

Duaine Harris

(GrandMaster Harris)

Vice President of Programs

Assistant Director: Martial Arts Programs


Civic Involvement:


Service Area of Interest:

  • Nonprofits: Child Care/Development/Protection, Military, Education, Human Services, Sports and Recreation, Safety and Crime Prevention, Youth

Education/Other Experience:

  • 2018; Promoted to 7th Degree Black Belt (World Taekwondo JidoKwan Federation) Aug. 2018 #752

Jeanie McConnell

Secretary

Civic Involvement:

  • CoFounder Snail's Pace Special Travel Services
  • Supports Animal Welfare and Rights Groups
  • Fundraising for Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Advocate in building accessibility for all people

Service Area of Interest:

  • Nonprofits: Travel/Child Care/Development/Protection, Education, Human Services, Recreation, Safety and Crime Prevention, Youth

Education/Other Experience:

  • Travel Consultant for Cruise Travel for those with Special Needs
  • B.S. Education
  • M.S Reading
  • 30 years Class RoomTeaching 1st Grade (retired)
  • 10 years Parent Educator in Parents as Teachers for school districts

Willie Kalaskie

Board Member-At Large

Civic Involvement:

  • Chairman of the National Wild Turkey Federation's Pike's Peak Chapter
  • Member Board of Directors, Friend of Colorado State Parks
  • Facilitator/Mentor, Harrison School District Two
  • Leadership Team & Ambassador for El Pomar Foundation, College Readiness and Success Program (CRSP)

Service Area of Interest:

  • Nonprofits: Wildlife/Child Care/Development/Protection, Military, Education, Human Services, Sports and Recreation, Safety and Crime Prevention, Youth

Education/Other Experience:

  • M.S. Aviation Safety, Central Missouri State University
  • B.A. History, West Virginia University
  • Colonel, US Air Force (retired)

Karen Migneault

Chair of Funds & Events

Civic Involvement:

  • Campaign Coordinator, 2000 Election Judicial, Charlotte County Fl.
  • 1997-2004 PTO Co-Chairperson Deep Creek Elementary School Punta Gorda FL. (Fundraising, Tutoring, Volunteering & Chaperoning)
  • 2004-2012 Academy District 20 (Volunteering and Chaperoning with the Special Needs Classroom)
  • Supporting the Epilepsy Foundation, Fire Fighters Assoc. GLUT-1ds & Special Olympics

Service Area of Interest:

  • Nonprofits: Child Care / Development / Protection Human Services; Sports; Recreation Safety; Crime Prevention Youth

Education/Other Experience:

  • CNA Nurse Aide Training Diploma
  • Service System Corp at Met-Life and Old Stone Banks ( Banquet Organizer, Bookkeeping, Vending)

Ruth LaVigne

CPA

Roberta Finch

Treasure

Civic Involvement:

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
  • Budget Counselor US Army

Service Area of Interest:

  • Nonprofits: Special Needs/Disable/At Risk Care/Development/Protection, Military, Education, Human Services, Safety, Recreation, and Crime Prevention

Education/Other Experience:

  • Over 16 years of professional income tax preparation services
  • 2013 Certified Enrolled Agent Internal Revenue Service
  • 2004 Bachelor of Science Business Administration
  • 2001 Retired (21yrs) US Army Sergeant First Class


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