Director of Government and Community Relations
Amy joined the Council as government and community relations director in February 2014. Her role is to advocate for our 17 member institutions and advance public policy decisions that meet the needs of our students and the state.
Amy most recently led state-level advocacy work at AARP Minnesota; her work there since 2003 also included management of communications, federal campaigns and grassroots efforts. Her previous professional experiences included working in government as a policy manager for Gov. Jesse Ventura, co-director of the state of Minnesota office in Washington, D.C., and as press secretary for U.S. Rep. David Minge.