Board of Directors
Missy is a founding member of the camp, and was director of the camp from 1994-2009. She currently serves as President of the Board of Adventure Amputee Camp, Inc. Missy is an Associate Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy at Shenandoah University, and is a practicing physical therapist in Winchester, VA.
Kristin first volunteered with Adventure Amputee Camp in 2007 as a counselor and has continued to stay involved with the camp since that time. She is excited to serve the camp in a new capacity by joining the board of directors. She currently resides in Georgia and works as a licensed prosthetist and orthotist at ProCare Prosthetics & Orthotics in Buford, GA.
Autumn is from Cumming, Georgia. She holds a degree in Early Childhood Education. She is currently working on her Master's degree in education. She teaches English to migrant students in grades 9-12 at a local high school in Southern Georgia. Autumn became a below knee amputee at the age of thirteen after a boating accident. She was a camper as a child at Adventure Amputee Camp, and joined the board in 2010.
Colleen is a Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist through the APTA practicing in the field of pediatrics for 34 years. She is the team leader for the Limb Deficiency Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Colleen has taught and lectured on topics relating to development and limb deficiencies in children including two chapters in the Atlas of Prosthetics and Limb Deficiencies. Her doctoral dissertation is in the field of pediatric prosthetics.
Anna Conn is a 2011 graduate from the University of Virginia with a degree in Global Development Studies and French. She is originally from Chattanooga, TN. She is working for a non-governmental organization focused on international conflict resolution. Anna has an above the knee amputee and attended Adventure Amputee Camp as a camper and counselor. She is honored to be part of the board and looks forward to seeing the Adventure Amputee Camp continue to grow and expand.
Karen has been involved with AAC since 2008 when she began as a volunteer and has served as the Camp Director for the past three years. She has a long history of working with children and directing summer camp programs. She is passionate about working with children and hopes to continue being involved with AAC for years to come. Karen received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University and is currently working and residing in the DC, VA, MD metropolitan area.
Matt first volunteered with AAC in 2007. As a former teacher who has always had a passion for working with children, he quickly looked for ways to increase his involvement with the camp. He took on the role of Head Counselor in 2008 and joined the Board of Directors in 2013. Matt moved to Denver, Colorado in 2009 to attend law school, and currently practices law at a mid-size commercial firm in Denver.