Executive DirectorWill Cohen was a smoker for over 15 years, and been vaping for almost 3 years. He works in social services; helping men and women, with a focus on veterans, find long term careers and access training and personal development programs. Combining his deep family history of military service, his education in social work, and his appreciate for this country’s veterans he established the Vape a Vet Project. Will has dedicated his life to helping other people and combining that with his passion for vaping was a natural decision.
Collin Apodac was a smoker for 6 years and was going through 2 packs of cigarettes a day, before he found vaping. He has been smoke-free, thanks to vaping, for 4 years and has helped many of his friends and co-workers quit traditional cigarettes. Collin is an Owner and CEO of Midori Services Inc. and has lent his knowledge of IT Management and Deployment to the Vape A Vet Project.
An ex-smoker of 15 years with a pack a day habit, Kessler found a method to conquer the smoking addiction. After many unsuccessful attempts with gums, patches, and medication, Kessler met Will and other vaping enthusiasts. Now smoke free and a father of two young boys Kessler aids the Vape A Vet project by lending organizational, and social skills. Kesslers’ goal is to reach out and help as many people change to a healthier alternative in order to provide a cleaner and healthier future for the next generation. “If we don’t lead by example today, somebody else will tomorrow.”
A smoker for 13 years, Dan switched to vaping in the beginning of 2014 along with 4 of his closest friends. After a weekend outing, they all decided to kick the habit and have not looked back since. With a new found love of vaping and family full of police, fire, and former military, Dan found the Vape A Vet Project a perfect fit. With a background in marketing and design he provides the creative direction and helps spread the Charity’s message in an ever more digital and social world.
Board MemberMalice Doll started smoking when she was a teenager and continued her pack a day habit until 2009 when she was able to quit when she discovered vaping. As she learned more about the community, she wanted to help others and became involved with advocacy efforts in 2010. She has helped educate the public about the benefits of these products through her involvement in planning many national vaping events. She highly supports the military and is thankful to all those who serve and have served. She is honored to be involved in the Vape A Vet Project and is excited to help save the lives of those who protect our freedoms.