Amy has been assisting and advocating for refugees as a community volunteer for 10 years. She participated in former Utah governor Jon Huntsman’s Refugee Working Group, which resulted in major changes to refugee resettlement in Utah. In 2009, Amy joined the staff of the State Refugee Services Office. Amy is a founding board member of the Utah International Charter School that provides education for refugee and immigrant students. Amy has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Utah.