Maureen Johnson

Executive Director

720.962.0706 ext. 15

Maureen Johnson joined the team as the Executive Director in April, 2017.  Maureen brings over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and public sectors to the organization with a background in disability advocacy and leadership development. She has a BA in Political Science and a Masters in Public Administration, both from the University of Colorado.  She advocates with and for parent partnerships at the Children’s Hospital Colorado, serves on the Pediatric Quality Measures standing committee of the National Quality Forum, and is a 2017 Community Resource Center Executive Directors’ Leadership and Management fellow.  Maureen is passionate about connecting people and teams to make an impact in their communities and is eager to make a difference in the lives of Colorado’s youth and their families through the work of The Second Wind Fund.

Kimberlee Bow, MA, LPC, R-DMT, CT, RYT200

Program Manager

720.962.0706 ext. 14

Kimberlee joined the Second Wind Fund team in April of 2019 as the Program Manager. Kimberlee brings over 8 years of experience of clinical and nonprofit experience. She received her Masters in Somatic Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Dance/Movement Therapy in 2011 from Naropa University. Since graduating Kimberlee has been fortunate to have worked and volunteered with and for several great organizations in rolls such as Co-Director, Community Outreach Specialist, and Group Leader. Kimberlee is passionate about volunteering, giving back to the community, and building strong bonds within communities.

Chris Weiss

Development Director

720.962.0706 ext. 13

Chris joined the Second Wind Fund team in April of 2016 as Development Director. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2007 from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After college, he served in the United States Peace Corps in the country of Belize from 2008-2010. Upon returning to the U.S., he worked for Urban Peak – a Denver non-profit that provides a variety of services to youth experiencing homelessness – in the Education & Employment Department as a Job Retention Specialist then the Development Department as the Development Manager. Chris brings a passion for making the world a better place and serving those in need.

Mandy McKnight

Controller/Director of Operations

720.962.0706 ext. 19

Mandy has been working in the nonprofit industry for 13 years in the areas of accounting, operations, and marketing. Her relationship with Second Wind Fund began in 2005 when the program was beginning to expand throughout Jefferson County Schools. At the time, she worked for the fiscal sponsor of Second Wind Fund before it became an independent nonprofit. After several years of working for a local public jazz radio station, Mandy returned to Second Wind Fund in 2010. Mandy continues to be inspired by the hope and dedication of the donors, suicide loss survivors, and volunteers who support Second Wind Fund.