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Ashley Plaga

Manager of Communications and Portfolio Support

Ashley manages the DRK website, online application and social media, as well as assists with event planning and special projects.

Ashley brings experience in the nonprofit and academic research worlds and adds her 12 years of nonprofit experience to support DRK’s mission to drive positive social change.

Prior to joining DRK, Ashley was the Communications and Administrative Manager at SkillUp Washington, where she worked to increase educational and economic opportunities for low-skilled and low-income adults in Washington state. Previously, she supported the Dialysis Center of Lincoln, comprised of five nonprofit healthcare organizations in Nebraska, serving as an Activities and Events Coordinator.

Ashley earned her Master of Public Administration from Seattle University and her BA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.