Staff and Board of Directors - Alliance for Suicide Prevention of Larimer County

The ASP Team

Since 1989, the Alliance for Suicide Prevention has provided suicide prevention educational programs and grief support services to youth and adults. Our Mission is to prevent suicide in Larimer County through training and education, providing outreach, and offering support.


Kimberly Moeller, M.A., L.P.C.

Executive Director

Kim has been working in suicide prevention since 2013. She is a Master QPR Trainer and has trained over 45,000 people in suicide prevention trainings. She is passionate about crisis response, postvention work, and community building. During her off time, Kim spends time backpacking, cooking, hanging out with her family. Kimberly’s super power is her ability to remain calm and clear headed in a crisis.

Traci Sandoval

Program Director

Traci has a B.A. in Psychology and was a middle school science teacher and a researcher and mentor in a neuroscience lab. Her focus has always been teaching both content and character, but also understanding the neurological changes of the maturing brain and working to incorporate positive habits during this challenging transition. Traci loves cooking, gardening, learning, camping, hiking and kayaking with her pup. Traci's super powers are her often infectious positive attitude and her ability to find the good in difficult experiences

Kiersten Chuven, M.A.

Program Coordinator

Kiersten taught high school English in Colorado, Orlando, and San Diego before relocating (with her Wildlife Biologist husband) to the United Arab Emirates, where they raised their sons for 12 years in a small city outside of Dubai. She loves traveling, reading, and being active outdoors. With boundless curiosity and empathy, she excels as a communicator and understands that the seemingly small things in life are actually the big things. Her superpower lies in attentively listening and deeply caring.

Kiera Butler, MA, LPCC (she/her)

Postvention Program Director
Kiera joined ASP in 2019 as an intern Youth Education Program Facilitator. She noticed a gap in the community as a suicide loss survivor herself and re-amped our Heartbeat Support Group and Postvention efforts from 2020-2023 to support those after losing a loved one to suicide. To advance her knowledge, skills, and career, Kiera went back to school and after three years, she received her master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Kiera is now a contract therapist in Boulder and returned to ASP to further our Postvention support in Larimer County. Kiera is honored to support our community in the aftermath of such a tragic loss. She is motivated by her belief in all beings’ inherent beauty, strength, and dignity. She engages with the world through a lens of compassion and is committed to assisting people on their healing journeys. In her free time, you can find Kiera meditating, hand balancing outside of the office, hiking, at a concert, running, or making new herbal tea blends. Kiera’s superpower is like a Phoenix, bringing light and newness to people’s healing journeys out of the depths of darkness and suffering.

Matthew Stachniak

Student Intern
Matthew is a Colorado native and Psychology student at Colorado State University here in Fort Collins. Using his knowledge and experiences with mental health, recovery, and the LGBT+ communities, along with his psychology training, Matthew is here to help with a smile on his face and a joke ready to go! Matthew finds his deepest life’s meaning in helping others. As such, he is thrilled to be joining Alliance for Suicide Prevention of Larimer County, and ultimately plans to dedicate his life to serving others as a mental health provider. Matthew’s superpower is being able to practice compassion, empathy, and thoughtfulness towards all parties in difficult conflicts or situations. In his spare time, he enjoys music, movies, gaming, hiking, yoga, meditation, and spending time with loved ones.

Rachel Olsen, M.A.P.P.

Deputy Director

Before becoming the Imagine Zero Coalition Coordinator for the Alliance for Suicide Prevention of Larimer County, Rachel ran her own photography business for over a decade. Before that, she was a Professional Healthcare Representative for Pfizer as well as a Vail Ski Patroller and Backroads Bike Guide. When Rachel is not bringing her most adorable dog Ansel in for staff meetings, she can be found galavanting in the mountains with her family. Rachel’s super power is bringing people together and creating connection.

Dawn Kirk

Program Director

Dawn Kirk is a learning and development professional with 18 years of saving lives in the public safety industry. When she’s not working she serves on local, regional, and national boards and committees with a focus on efforts that improves lives of youth in our community. Dawn loves spending time with her family and their 11 pets including chickens and a leopard gecko. Her super power is honesty, she advocates for those of us who historically haven’t had a seat at tables where decisions are being made about us.

Brandy Hodgson, Ph.D., M.Ed.

Program Coordinator

I am an educator, life-long learner, scholar-researcher, leadership coach, team facilitator, artist, river/adventure guide, and multi-passionate, creative, visionary, whole human. My deep caring and curiosity, along with my ability to connect quickly and meaningfully with others, are the superpowers that aid me on my quest to being a force of good in the world. Favorite adventures include: trekking in Nepal, adventure travel and service work in Central and South America, hitching and biking through New Zealand, navigating numerous rivers, family road trips, constructing our dream home and pottery studio, and co-designing a meaningful authentic lifestyle with my life partner and our three amazing children (in progress!)

Lawrence Hermance

Student Intern
Lawrence is a recent Colorado State University graduate from the School of Social Work and is currently pursuing his master’s in social work at the University of Denver. Prior to social work, Lawrence served as a Medic in the U.S. Army. While not in school, he enjoys spending time outside with his dog Tobi, playing chess, watching the Colorado Avalanche, and reading. Upon graduating, Lawrence intends to continue working as a mental health provider in Larimer County.

Board of Directors

Alex Dutton

President of the Board
Regional Manager

Alex Dutton is the Regional Manager for Elevations Credit Union in Fort Collins. His strengths include budgeting, employee training and coaching. Alex moved to Colorado from New Hampshire in 2011 and quickly fell in love with Fort Collins. In his free time, Alex can be found watching his Boston Bruins, Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots, hiking with his dogs and his wife Tiffany or reading Batman graphic novels.

Codi Farrar

Board Member
Operations Manager

Codi Farrar is the Operations Manager for the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado. Her strengths include internal operations, HR, IT, and governance. She holds a BA from Colorado State University and an MS in Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Denver. In her free time, Codi can be found at Taylor Swift concerts, volunteering, watching the Colorado Rockies, and spending time with friends and family.

Kelsey Lyon

Vice President of the Board
Public Health Planning Supervisor

Kelsey Lyon is the Public Health Planning Supervisor for Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. Her strengths include strategic planning/visioning, monitoring and evaluation, work plan development, facilitation, and partnership development. In her free time Kelsey enjoys hiking, biking, running, and dogs.

Ryan Bunn

Board Member
Retail Buyer

Ryan has worked in the outdoor retail industry for over 15 years and is currently a buyer for Sierra/TJX. He takes pride in his relationship building and business development skills. In his free time, Ryan can be found hunting, fishing and exploring the mountains with his wife, Caroline and their son, Warren.

Sheila Trabelsi, M.Ed., LPC, LAC

Board Member

Sheila Trabelsi, M.Ed., LPC, LAC is a dual credentialed counselor and an approved addictions trainer for the state of Colorado. She has more than 10 years working in the not-for-profit sector and has specialized working with trauma and substance use disorders. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and holds a Masters in Education from Colorado State University, with an emphasis in Community Counseling. In addition to therapeutic expertise, Sheila is a strategic thinker, with a keen ability to identify gaps and loves to strategize and problem solve.

Sheila enjoys giving back to the community and enjoys volunteering as a Board of Director member and also serving on the City of Loveland Human Service Commission. In her free time, Sheila enjoys entering sweepstakes, traveling with family, playing games and hosting gatherings, making an array of tasty treats for her guests.