About Our Chapter


Our Chapter Mission Statement

Since 2003, the Rocky Mountain Chapter of HDI is dedicated to helping its members maximize the return on their professional development expenditures. To this end, RMHDI facilitates sharing industry best practices information, provides peer networking opportunities, promotes personal development, and recognizes excellence in the support industry.

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of HDI Board 

Chapter President – Jennifer Woolley ~ Vail Resorts
Responsible for overall Chapter success. With the Board, determines activities and events that contribute to membership value and Chapter growth.

(970) 754.1934


Vice President of Finance & Marketing – Phillip Rubino ~ Cabela’s
Responsible for local chapter expenditures and receipts and maintenance of financial transactions related to the local Chapter.

Responsible for maintaining the Chapter website, and implementing our social media communications strategy.

(303) 681.1904


Vice President of Membership – Steve Fox ~ Kelly IT
Coordinates membership drives and related activities. Designs and implements strategies for building Local Chapter membership. Establishes committees or programs to build membership. Membership list verification / updating.



Vice President of Programs – Gretchen Vahle  ~ Atos
Responsible for selecting meeting locations and coordinating industry expert speakers. Works in close coordination with the VP of Special Events.

(630) 309.8000


Vice President of Special Events – Open (contact Jennifer Woolley)
Responsible for organizing Analyst and Desktop Support Technician of the Year Award Program, Social Events, and other non-traditional programs.  Works in close coordination with the VP of Programs.



Vice President of Communications – Vivianne Johnston ~ Regis University
Responsible for meeting notifications, chapter web site maintenance & updates, and meeting surveys.

(303) 964.5344


Vice President, Secretary – Leslie Nittoli -~University of Colorado
Chapter and meeting advertising and public announcements, and vendor relations. Responsible for creating / distributing all meeting minutes.

(303) 837.2135


Vice President Website – Danny Davis ~ Regis University
Responsible for maintaining the Chapter website, and implementing our social media communications strategy.

(303) 964.5755
VP Training and Development – Open (contact Jennifer Woolley)
Responsible for selecting training locations  for HDI Certification Classes, organize food and beverage service for the week and class room setup and tear down, two times per year


Vice President of Vendor Relations – Open (contact Jennifer Woolley)
Responsible for fostering Vendor/Sponsor relationships and assists the board in finding sponsors for meetings and events.


Members At Large –  Cynthia Schuler

Circle of Excellence, Social Media Coordinator & Photos – Cynthia Schuller


With sincerest appreciation for volunteering to serve –
Past Chapter Officers

Phyllis Wasmuth
Janessa Jacobsen
Audrey Greiss
Ryan Bulan
Stacy Heidt
Abbie Turek
Ellis Blevins
Lolita Hayes
Merdeith Roque
Michael Armour
Mike Henderson
Jamie Kuttenkuler
Carol Sloper
Stacy Boyce
Kimberly Burdi
Joe Hackney
Chris Dancy
Todd Varble
Jennifer Zunk
Michael Alvino
Wade Beckman
Anthony Borzymowski
Shirley Eaves
Rick Kilton
Sue Newman
Deidre Steuber
Carol Nation
Dawn Mular
Arlene Christjansen
Steve West
David Bickford
Rod Cyr
Brian Hiatt
Kathryn Klein
Jody Riggs
Jay Schupp

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