Co-Executive Director

Raised in Idaho, Amy has deep roots in social justice activism. She started volunteering for LGBTQ rights campaigns at the age of 14 and never looked back. She has been active in progressive movement building in the West for over 15 years and her roles have included Executive Director of the Idaho Human Rights Education Center and Oregon State Director for Working America. She has also served as Board Chair for Western States Center since 2007. She’s deeply passionate about building political power for LGBTQ communities and centering racial and gender justice in our work. Her professional experience ranges from human rights advocacy and labor organizing to electoral management and award-winning journalism. Amy’s honored to be a part of Basic Rights Oregon’s mission and team. She was named co-executive director of the organization in June 2016. (Pronouns: She/Her)