Amy Kulp, BSW, MS

VVCA Executive Director

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Amy Kulp, MS, has over 26 years of nonprofit management experience, including most recently serving as chief operating officer of the American Association of Suicidology. She has also worked as a non-profit management consultant for a variety of other associations. Amy describes her leadership style as thoughtful and strategic.
Amy has a BSW in social work from Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota and a Master of Science degree in Applied Behavioral Sciences from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
Amy has been married for over 24 years and has a daughter who is a sophomore at East Carolina University. She also four fur babies which include a 12-year-old bichon, a young cat, and two newly rescued kittens.

"I am very excited to be serving as Executive Director of VVCA, and look forward to working with the Board, the members, sponsors, and other stakeholders. Although VVCA is a young organization, the passion and innovation are indicative of a much more mature association. I welcome the opportunity to connect with the community through various means including the website, emails, calls, and online meetings. My “virtual door” is wide open!"