Volunteer Services Manager, Denver Botanic Gardens
Tracy Vlnicka has been inspired by DOVIA for several years and became a board member in the fall of 2019. Tracy became the Chair of the Board in 2022 and continues to be inspired by the dedication and motivation driving the DOVIA community. Tracy is the Volunteer Services Manager at Denver Botanic Gardens and is honored to work with an amazing team and volunteer community. She has gained professional experience from connections with a variety of organizations to engage teen and adult volunteers, build partnerships, strengthen collaborations, and manage stellar teams. Tracy is passionate about connecting people to nature and has been privileged to work for some amazing organizations who do just that. She has experience with service-learning program development, international travel with volunteers/students, and volunteer program planning/visioning. Tracy also loves to cook, bake, spend time with her family outdoors and teach cardio dance fitness classes.Contact Tracy at: email@example.com
Community Engagement Coordinator at United Way of Weld County
Board Secretary & Marketing Committee Chair
Nicole Quinn came to United Way of Weld County in 2017 with minimal non-profit professional experience. She was immediately tasked with making connections to organizations within the volunteer management world to help grow her knowledge and skill set as a volunteer coordinator. Since joining DOVIA Colorado in 2017, Nicole has had the opportunity to learn and grow alongside motivating individuals in the field of volunteer management. She was so inspired by the DOVIA community she joined the board of directors in 2018 and now serves as the DOVIA Colorado board secretary. Nicole has a BA from Portland State University where she majored in Sociology and minored in Psychology. She is currently the Community Engagement Coordinator at United Way of Weld County, which includes volunteer coordination and social media communications. Nicole enjoys spending time with her friends and family, exploring the great outdoors, listening to true crime podcasts and being her son’s biggest cheerleader in his schooling and extra-curricular activities!
Director of Community Programs, Historic Denver
Alison Salutz is the Treasurer for DOVIA, and has been a member of the board since 2018. She attended CCOV, and enjoyed the program so much, she wanted to get more involved. Since 2017 she has worked as the Director of Programs for Historic Denver. Her role includes management of adult programs and experiences include walking tours, lectures, workshops and other educational events. Alison previously worked as the Visitor Experience Coordinator at the History Colorado Center, organizing public programs on the history of Colorado. Alison has a M.A. in Anthropology and Museum Studies from the University of Denver. She grew up in Chicago and has lived in Denver for the last eighteen years.
Abby joined DOVIA as a member in 2018 and enjoyed it so much that she joined the board in the fall of 2019! Since then, she has served on the education and membership committees, and is currently the Membership Committee Chair. Originally from the Kansas City area, Abby attended Kansas State University, earning a degree in Hospitality Management with a minor in Nonprofit Leadership Studies. After graduating in 2017, she moved out to Fort Collins to begin her professional career with Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity as the Volunteer Program Manager. Since then, she has had the joy of working with volunteers across the organization and supporting staff in volunteer engagement. Highlights from her time with Habitat include serving as the Host Site Manager for AmeriCorps members, leading the organization through Service Enterprise,
and working with an amazing group of people who are passionate about Habitat’s mission. In her free time,
Abby enjoys volunteering, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.
Contact Abby: firstname.lastname@example.org