Abby Hanson is the Engagement Coordinator for Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC). They provide administrative support to VOC’s faculty and executive staff by assisting with general office duties, supporting resource development, and lending a hand with VOC’s Boots on the Ground and Stepping Up Stewardship programs. Abby has a passion for understanding how people, organizations, and systems of power operate, which led her to become a student of communication and political science. She strives to continually practice conscious communication, teamwork, and leadership. These interests make her an adaptable administrative assistant who is prepared to serve VOC’s faculty wherever possible.
Prior to joining VOC in July 2021, Abby put her passion for politics and communication into practice by joining the Judicial Branch of CU Student Government and become the Chief Justice of the branch her Senior year. She recently graduated from CU Boulder in May of 2021 with a dual degree in Communication and Political Science with a minor in Leadership Studies. After graduating, she was accepted into the Executive Internship Program with Governor Polis’s Office, serving as a Constituent Services Intern.