Meet the Board of Directors


DOVIA Colorado Board of Directors

Want to contact a member of the board? Email doviacolorado@gmail.com and we'll put you in touch! We've also provided you with individual contact information in case you'd like reach out directly. The DOVIA Colorado board is currently recruiting for more leadership--take a look at the benefits and how to join this exciting team today!



 
 

Tracy Vlnicka
Volunteer Services Manager, Denver Botanic Gardens
Board Chair

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: tracy.vlnicka@botanicgardens.org

 
 

Nicole Quinn
 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!

Contact Nicole at: nicole@unitedway-weld.org

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
 

Alison Salutz
Director of Community Programs, Historic Denver

Board Treasurer

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. 

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Contact Alison at: asalutz@historicdenver.org
 
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Sarah Rice Dovia Colorado Board MemberAbby Krstulic
Volunteer Program Manager, Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity
    Membership Chair


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: akrstulic@fortcollinshabitat.org


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Allison Waldvogel, CVA
Animal Care Manager, Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region
CCOV Chair

Allison Waldvogel is the Animal Care Manager for the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region in Colorado Springs. She formally served as Associate Director of Volunteer Services, overseeing all of the volunteer programs for both the Colorado Springs and Pueblo campuses, including shelter volunteers, the Foster Care program, the Community Animal Response Team (CART), and Youth Education. She has been recognized and appreciated regionally for her volunteer management expertise. She has served on the DOVIA Board since October 2010 as well as has been involved on the Colorado Conference of Volunteerism Committee and previously as the SoCo Education Region Committee Chair. Allison completed her Certified Volunteer Administrator (CVA) credential in 2019 and has served as the lead for the Volunteer Management Professionals Group for Colorado volunteer managers and coordinators in animal welfare/rescue. She has a degree in Business Management with an emphasis on Human Resources. Combined with her previous teaching experience, she found a perfect blend to use these skills all while falling under admiration for the drive and passion that volunteers have. Allison’s “furry family” includes her bearded husband, Josh, their daughter, Mila, and their four-legged haphazard collection of five dogs, five cats, four rabbits, and a hamster. 

Contact: awaldvogel@hsppr.org
 

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