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O-pa staff members receive local and national recognition

Posted On Feb 3, 2022, 15:08 PM by Sarah Kosch
Victoria Ortega (L) and Ashley Voorhees (R)

Congratulations to Victoria Ortega, Donor Relations Senior Manager at O-pa, and Ashley Voorhees, O-pa's Associate Vice President of Administrative Services, for being recognized for outstanding work in their fields!

Victoria was named Emerging Fundraiser by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Nebraska Chapter. The AFP Nebraska Emerging Fundraiser award honors an outstanding individual fundraising professional who works for a nonprofit, charitable organization and is new to the field. Victoria was recognized and spoke on a virtual panel on Jan. 27 along with award winners Hillary Nather-Detisch, Director of Development at Joslyn Art Museum, and Vi See, Retired Executive Director of Community Action of Lancaster & Saunders Counties.

Ashley Voorhees was recently elected to the board of governors for International Ticketing Association (INTIX), the international membership organization that represents over a thousand ticketing and associated professionals for the arts, sports and entertainment industries. Ashley was also named ticketing professional of the year at the INTIX national conference Jan. 18-21, and O-pa couldn't be prouder to have her leading our world-class patron experience! You can read more about Ashley in this feature article about her life and career in the arts.