Michelle Kempema is in her 10th year as Executive Director of the Colorado Model Railroad Museum. She is active in the community and serves on many boards including Tour Colorado, Greeley Creative District, Visit Greeley, Greeley Rotary Club, and National Greeley Art Exhibit. Michelle was a recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Tourism Frontline Worker award from the Colorado Tourism Office and also a recipient of the 2018 “Woman of Distinction Award” from BizWest. Michelle is an active volunteer in the community and co-chairs the Greeley Lights the Night Parade, serves on many event committees, and is certified for Operation Lifesaver (rail safety). She is an alumnus of the University of Northern Colorado, Monfort College of Business and is married to Keith Kempema and has 2 daughters, a dog, and a cat.