Ashley Twining

Executive Assistant to Michelle Sie Whitten
Administrator, Adults with Down Syndrome Task Force

Ashley Twining is the Executive Assistant to Michelle Sie Whitten. She is responsible for assisting with multiple tasks and multi-faceted projects, including but not limited to calendar and time management, assisting with event organization and follow up, taking detailed notes, and managing incoming calls and emails. Ashley ensures that the Executive Director and other staff are properly prompted in order to be punctual and prepared.

Ashley earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from the University of Colorado Denver. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ashley worked as an office manager at her family’s construction supply company. She always dreamed of pursuing a career in the nonprofit sector, and in September 2013 Ashley joined the Global team. She thoroughly enjoys working for the Foundation and is proud of the work Global achieves to improve the lives of people with Down syndrome.

Ashley is a Colorado native and lives in Arvada with her boyfriend and dog. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys hiking, camping, homebrewing, yoga, movies, and spending time with family and friends.

Ashley can be reached at or 303-468-6663.