Janette Kinard - President
Ms. Janette Kinard is the founding visionary and President of Champion House of Care Project One. What began as a small support program turned into a successful enterprise that benefits the lives of individuals ranging from preteens to adults. Prior to creating Champion, she was a Nutrition Specialist at Metro School for 25 years in Charlotte, North Carolina. Metro School is Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District’s separate school for students with severe to profound disabilities. It was here that her passion for these young persons continued to grow. After she retired from CMS, Janette started Champion House of Care to afford adult and adolescent individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities quality care through choice programs that are person centered and ability driven. Her other passion is feeding and clothing the homeless.
Corey Jamison - Program Coordinator
Mr. Corey Jamison has over 15 years of experience supporting individuals with behavioral health needs along with those with physical and support care needs. He has done this both as an EC Assistant and a Behavior Modification Technician within Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Assisting his former students inspired him to coach track & field and basketball for Special Olympics and Metro School in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Michelle Morell- Fundraising Coordinator
Michelle Morrell is a caring individual with a passion and drive to help others in need. From an early age, Michelle’s compass, to help elderly propelled her to pursue a degree in nursing. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fitchburg State College in Massachusetts (1997). Her background in nursing includes medical surgical and long-term care nursing. She currently works as a Public Health Nurse and serves as a school nurse serving children and adults with severe disabilities. She has also volunteered with a variety of entities within the community including international missions as well. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys walking her dogs, gardening, and spending quality time with her family.
Noble Leland Forrest- Vice President
Noble Leland Forrest has dedicated 2 years experience in behavior residential counselor. At First Premier Services in Charlotte, NC. He is an active member in the Masonic Lodge King Ahasuerus #127, Worthy Patron for Vashti #122 of Easter Star organization and Shriners. Leland is the owner and operator at L. Forrest Trucking LLC in Kannapolis, North Carolina.
Donna Wells - Treasurer
Donna Wells is the Treasurer of Champion House Of Care Project One. For the past 20 years she has worked in the financial service industry in NY and NC. She is a member of Deborah Chapter @ 012. The Order of Eastern Star of Charlotte, NC. She has served on many boards and loves community service. Donna is looking forward to provide the services we offer at CHOC Project One.