History of Impact

Since 2006, IMPACT Personal Safety of Colorado has trained thousands of adults, children, community groups, service organizations and businesses. We are part of an organization with US and international chapters.

Amelia Norfleet Dorn brings IMPACT training to Colorado

Amelia Norfleet Dorn received her instructor training from IMPACT’s original founder, Lisa Gaeta. She served on the staff of IMPACT Personal Safety of Southern California from 1997 to 2005. In 2006, Amelia and husband David Dorn founded IMPACT Personal Safety of Colorado, bringing the program to their home state. Lisa and the Southern California chapter sponsored the Colorado organization until it was ready to stand as a fully-developed chapter in 2012.

IMPACT creates innovative new programs

In addition to serving as our founder and head instructor, Amelia is now IMPACT’s Director of Curriculum & Instruction. She works with staff and instructors to develop innovative new programs and curricula and put a personal stamp on this already-phenomenal work. IMPACT’s Colorado chapter┬ámaintains a collaborative relationship with IMPACT SoCal and regularly joins forces with other chapters of IMPACT International.