Colleen Copple serves as the Grants and Governmental Coordinator for Bactelife Industries. She has 30 years of experience working with for-profit and non-profit companies and organizations on organizational development, grants, and government relations. Colleen has extensive experience working with local, state, and federal governments, foundations and civil society across a wide range of issue areas from crime, violence, substance abuse, gangs, guns, trafficking, child protection and women empowerment to international work in Latin America and Africa focused on gender-based violence, poverty, HIV/AIDS, youth employment, economic development, food security, and more. She is passionate about solving local, national and global challenges. That includes building the capacity of organizations to rise to their full potential, influence and impact in the world.