Mary Dolores Young, Operations and Strategic Planning
Start Date: 2018
Mary Young grew up in the Mexican-American milieu of El Paso, Texas and holds a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso and the University of California at Berkeley, respectively. After a 25 year career in design engineering, she moved to the non-profit segment, holding positions with Growing Gardens of Boulder County, Via Mobility Services and One Action as well as serving on the board of eGo CarShare and on committees that award grants for the Community Foundation of Boulder County. From 2011 through 2013, she was awarded a Colorado Latino Age Wave Fellowship and focused that work on the transportation challenges of elders. She currently serves on the Boulder City Council. She joined AINC in January, 2018.
Alexandra Flynn, Technology and Communications Coordinator
Start Date: 2017
Alexandra Flynn has lived in Boulder for 20 years. Alexandra Flynn started at AINC as a volunteer in 2015, and became an administrative assistant for the Executive Director in 2017. Alex quickly learned many technical skills in the recording studio and now maintains and monitors the broadcasts, podcasts, and telephone information on demand system from the control room. She manages the social media accounts and is developing a new website. She has also created an Amazon Alexa skill for blind individuals and provides in-house technical solutions for computers, recording equipment and broadcasts. Alex is attending Colorado State University, studying Journalism and Media Communications and Computer Science.
Matt Kissane, Listener Services Coordinator
Start Date: 2016
Studied journalism at Columbia College Chicago and worked a semester internship for the Chicagoland Radio Information Service (CRIS), the area's reading service for the blind. He wrote for several local weeklies and drove for UPS for 13 years before moving to Boulder with his wife, Becky, in 2004. He began volunteering for AINC in January 2010 and became a part-time AINC employee in 2014. In 2016 he took the full-time position of Listener Services Coordinator
Kim Ann Wardlow, Executive Director
Start Date: 2018
Kim Ann Wardlow holds a M.L.S. Degree in Global Business and Culture, University of Denver and a B.A. Degree in International Studies, Minor in Economics, University of Denver. She has directed AINC outreach efforts since 2001 and worked closely with the AINC founder to build the organization over those many years. She has managed and tracked expenditures for Federal funds distributed through Community Development Block Grants in Arapahoe County, the City and County of Denver, Douglas County, the City of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, and the City of Grand Junction. She was also responsible for the financial management and reporting for three consecutive Colorado Compassion Initiative Grants. These also involved Federal dollars and had strict reporting requirements. Wardlow's leadership and strategic planning skills are an important foundation in moving AINC forward with technology and service delivery changes.
Dorie Glover, Director of Development
Start Date: 2018
For a decade, Dorie Glover did assessment, treatment and agency management work for service providers of children and adults with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. She earned her doctorate in Psychology with an emphasis on Learning and Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles. She remained at UCLA as a professor and community health disparities researcher in the Geffen School of Medicine until 2012. Dorie has continued professional activities with various human service organizations since moving to Boulder in 2015, including serving as a current board member of the Autism Society of Boulder. She became an AINC employee in March 2018.
Kat Lindgren, Director of Volunteer and Listener Services
Start Date: 2001
Kat Lindgren began volunteering for AINC as a reader in 1995. Kat's education and background is in the field of holistic nursing with an emphasis on behavioral and educational psychology. Prior to joining AINC's staff in 2000, Kat worked as a Clinical Specialist for Arapahoe Mental Health Center, a Program Manager in Fort Collins for dual diagnosis clientele and as a nurse in both the state and private mental hospital sectors in California. Kat earned her B.S.N. from California State College in San Bernardino.
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