Who We Are


Our Staff

The Buechner FamilyJohn Buechner. John is the Executive Director for The Mercy Project Colorado. He is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University, has a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Colorado and a Masters of Divinity from Denver Seminary.  John is a frequent speaker for the McGrath Communications Group and an ordained Presbyterian minister.  Lori Buechner is also a graduate of Seattle Pacific University and has a Masters in Social Work from Eastern Washington University.  She works as the Director of Library Services for Jefferson Academy High School, and serves as a women’s retreat speaker, particularly in the area of healing and intercessory prayer.  They have three children – Stephen, Holly and Carolyn.

Our Board

Mike Jones and his wife, JeanneMike Jones. Mike is a graduate of Garden City Community College and serves with his wife Jeanne’ as Co-Directors of The Heritage House, a shelter for at-risk girls, ages 12-21. Mike has over 13 years of experience with teenagers struggling with drug and alcohol abuse and is passionate about providing restoration for girls who have been unable to remain in their homes for a variety of reasons.

Jackie McCoyJacquelyn McCoy. Jackie serves as Vice President for External Relations with the Mercy Project. She holds a degree from the Art Institute of Colorado, and is an Adolescent Care Specialist and Administrator in Louisville, Colorado. Jackie recently completed a degree in Marketing.



Peter FetterlyPeter J. Fetterly. Peter is an attorney of the McCollum Crowley firm and has been involved with large scale fire and explosion litigation his entire legal career. He has handled matters in both State and Federal courts, and is licensed to practice in the Colorado and Minnesota State Courts as well as the Federal District Courts in Colorado, Arizona, Utah, and Wyoming.  Peter also serves as a faculty member for Cornerstone Christian Academy.

Leif RedalLeif Redal, MD. Leif is a board-certified family practice physician with Northwest Family Medicine in Superior, Colorado. He graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed his residency in Family Practice in Tacoma, WA. Leif’s continual interest in the advances of medicine ensure that his patients get cutting-edge care.

Wendy RedalWendy Redal, Ph.D. Wendy is a freelance writer and editor and she often teaches in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Colorado. She was formerly program coordinator for CU’s Center for Environmental Journalism and retains a strong interest in how media cover environmental issues, and how audiences engage them.

Shannon Romig MA, NCC , LPC ….Holds a Master’s Degree from Denver Seminary as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is certified in EFT and is a Certified Crisis Interventionist. Even though she works with a broad range of issues, her specialty is working with troubled teens and their families. In her spare time, Shannon enjoys spending time with her two teenage sons.


Blayne Kelly  Blayne is a graduate from the University of Colorado and has served as the House Manger at Mother House, led psycho-educational support groups in Guatemala with International Justice Mission using TF-CBT models and has provided educational seminars to Hispanic communities in Boulder with Blue Sky Bridge. She is working toward her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Denver Seminary with emphasis in the fields of trauma and abuse. In her spare time Blayne loves to run, hike, paint and climb.
Michelle Hiland   Michelle graduated from the University of Colorado with a double degree in Operation Information Management and Integrated Physiology.
She has volunteered with the Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Non-violence as a court advocate and also served on Staff at her church as a Middle School
Leader. She has a passion to help in the restoration of abused victims. In her spare time she is enjoying the outdoors whether it’s skiing in the mountains or
running up 14ners!