Akila is the Statewide Membership Coordinator for Colorado Nonprofit Association. She joined the Association in 2016 as an AmeriCorps VISTA, assisting with community research and partnerships. Presently, Akila is responsible for organizing the Association’s educational trainings across the state and online. She previously worked in public relations for a performance theatre and in workforce development with Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) and American Public Transportation Association (APTA). She earned her B.A. in Philosophy with a minor in Political Science from Macalester College, St. Paul, MN. Born and raised in Aurora, Colorado, Akila is excited to work with her local communities. Outside of work, you can find her reading, camping and climbing.