Amy has been with NASDA since May, 2008. With primary issue areas being marketing and international trade, agriculture infrastructure (including ag labor) and animal health, Amy is responsible for issues analysis, policy development, and implementation of the association's agenda in both the legislative and regulatory arena. In addition, she helps coordinate the NASDA membership’s participation in the Tri-National Agricultural Accord, a forum that brings together State Commissioners, Secretaries, Directors and Provincial Ministers of Agriculture of the U.S., Mexico and Canada to address potential trade problems as they arise among the three North American countries.
Amy holds a Masters’ degree in Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Texas Christian University. She hails from the Great State of Wyoming where her family has a long history of cattle and horse (and even some sheep) ranching and public service.