Advisory Board Member, Ali Applin

Ali Applin

Ali Applin has over 20 years of marketing and business development experience in a variety of different settings. She has helped corporate, non-profit, small startups and educational institutions design and promote products and programs across multiple platforms. She is well-versed in the art of communication and understands how critical marketing is to the success of any business. Ali is the Director of Community Relations for NAU where she works as a collaborator, connector and idea generator between the University and the community.

Her non-paying gigs have included serving on the Boards of the following organizations: High Country Humane, Flagstaff Women’s Leadership Network, STEM City, Flagstaff Shelter Services, and serving as the Co-Chair of Events at United Way and helping develop the strategic plan for Camp Colton. Ali believes that serving as a board member or volunteering in a nonprofit is one of the best ways to effect change in the community in which you live.