Conifer Counseling Department

CHS Counseling Mission Statement

To Support, Guide, and Empower our students to reach their fullest potential

The Counseling Team

Kim Spease

Counselor Students A-G


Justin Neuenschwander

Counselor Students H-O

Department Chair


Carrie Vanni

Counselor Students P-Z


Melanie Lewis

Prevention Specialist 


Peter Kailus

School Psychologist


Counseling Support Staff

Jolene Sadowski
Registrar/Counseling Secretary
303-982-5249 Phone
303-982-5252 Fax

American School Counselor Association (ASCA) at CHS

Conifer High School is proud to strive to the ASCA National Model. The Model reflects a comprehensive approach to the design, implementation, and evaluation of a school counseling program that improves student success. The school counselor's role under the ASCA Model is based on the principles of leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and systemic change. Conifer counselors work in partnership with students, parents, school staff, and community members. The Conifer Counseling Department's strives to ensure that all students have access to equal benefits of the comprehensive counseling program.

Conifer High School's Counseling Department has achieved RAMP recognition from the American School Counseling Association.

Find out more about ASCA