Amy . NofzigerAARP Foundation/Colorado Elder Watch
Amy is responsible for regional program management and operations for the AARP Foundation Income Impact area programs, which include Consumer Protection, AARP Foundation ElderWatch, and the Fraud Watch Network. She has extensive experience and outstanding organizational leadership, great program management skills, extensive public speaking and media experience, experience with development of social marketing plans, skilled community collaboration, and strong management abilities.
Amy serves on the Colorado Nonprofit Association Leadership Advisory Committee. She was an appointee to the State of Colorado's Elder Abuse Task Force. Amy was the chairwoman of the advisory board for the Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights and Abuse Prevention (CCERAP) for three years. She has presented to close to 80,000 seniors and professionals on consumer fraud and other social issues facing older adults. Amy has a degree in criminology/sociology from Ohio University, a certificate in gerontology from the University of Denver, and a Master of Arts degree from Regis University with specialization in leadership. She is also a trained mediator. Amy was recognized by the Denver Business Journal as one of Denver's “Forty Under 40” leaders, awarded to individuals in the community who are shaping the future of the Denver area. She is also a graduate of the 2012 Leadership Denver program. Amy volunteers with many cancer awareness causes, including Project Valentine, and is on the Board of Directors for the Colfax Marathon.