Julie Nunley Joins Colorado VNA as President

Julie Nunley

Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is pleased to announce that Julie Nunley joined the organization as president Sept. 7.

“We are excited to have Julie join Colorado VNA,” said Tim Bowen, president and CEO of the Care Synergy Network, a collaborative of not-for-profit home health, hospice and palliative care providers across Colorado. “Her years of excellence in nursing and health care organizations make her an excellent fit. We are looking forward to Colorado VNA continuing to offer excellent care across Colorado under her leadership.”

“I am honored to join CVNA and the dedicated team that continues the tradition of excellence in caring for our patients, families and our communities,” Nunley said.

Nunley is an experienced health care leader who was most recently a Vice President and the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital. She began her career as a  nurse in  1984 and has been serving in leadership roles for more than 20 years, including as a chief nursing officer for 13 years and a CEO for five years in both not-for-profit and for-profit health care organizations.

Nunley has also been active in her community and profession by serving on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Organization of Nurse Leaders as the Director of the Northeast District and as a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Association of Nurse Executives.

Tricia Ford, who has served as interim president, will continue to serve Colorado VNA in a transitional role as Nunley acclimates to her new role.