955 W. Moreno Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80905

Phone: 719-444-7534
Fax: 719-385-2180


Maile Gray –

Executive Director of DRIVE SMART Colorado Springs since 1994, and of DRIVE SMART COLORADO since 1997, is passionate about educating communities about the importance of being “smart” drivers, riders, pedestrians and passengers. She is recognized by her peers in both law enforcement as well as public health. Maile became a NHTSA-certified Child Passenger Safety Technician in 1998. In 2000, she was honored by the Colorado Public Health Association with the Emerging Leader in Public Health Award. In 2005 and 2008, she received the Colorado State Patrol Colonel’s Award for Excellence and a Department Commendation from the Colorado Springs Police Department in 2006. Maile will bring her skills and enthusiasm to any traffic-focused issue.

Karen Teel –

Program Coordinator for DRIVE SMART COLORADO. Karen is a Certified Prevention
Specialist (CPSII) with the state of Colorado. Her background is in drug and alcohol awareness
and wellness. She has been teaching prevention awareness on a variety of safety topics for
youth, families, military and law enforcement for over 15 years in Southern Colorado. She has
worked with local schools, regional and state injury prevention coalitions, and national
organizations to implement programs geared towards health and safety for over 20
years. Karen is a NHTSA-certified Child Passenger Safety Technician and a Certified
CarFit Technician.