Board of Directors


                         EXECUTIVE OFFICERS            


                                                          DARIN DUNCAN, PRESIDENT                                                                                                                                                      



                                                         DEANNA KRAUSSE, SECRETARY                                                                               

         BOARD MEMBER 

                                                                       LYDIA DODY, FOUNDER                                                                                                                                  





Meet the Staff

Aly Wells, BSP
Care Navigator

Aly brings personal and professional experiences in the field of psychology and has a passion for the mental wellbeing of the cancer patient, their family members and caregivers. 

Peggy Wagner,
Office Administrator

Peggy’s 28 years managing nonprofit accounting in women’s health organizations is a valuable asset to our organization.

Recipient of the 2014 City of Ft. Collins 

Women's Commission Marcile N. Wood Award

Mary Vivo,
Executive Director

Mary brings over 15 years of nonprofit management experience to Hope Lives!  Mary is passionate about our community and sits on numerous boards and committees:


UCHealth Patient & Family Advisory Council Community Relationships 

Colorado Cancer Coalition

Larimer County Women's Health Consortium

WISH Foundation

City of Ft. Collins Human Relations Commission



You Can Help


Hope Lives! Guest Speakers


Invite a Speaker to Your Meeting


A great way to enhance a staff or business meeting is to invite a speaker from another organization. Consider inviting our one of our Ambassadors to  speak at your next meeting. 


Contact Mary at or call 970.225.6200. 

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Business Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

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