Amy is an Ecologist/Course Leader in the Applied Conservation and Policy Branch at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) National Conservation Training Center (NCTC). She leads courses in the Human Dimensions curriculum at NCTC as well as CSP3121 Integrating NEPA Into FWS Activities, CSP3111Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration, CSP3133 Restoration Policy, Planning, and Partnering, and CSP3127, Partners for Fish and Wildlife - Habitat Restoration.
Prior to coming to NCTC, Amy was a Land Protection Planner with USFWS in the Pacific Region. She conducted the planning to establish new national wildlife refuges in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and the Pacific Islands. This included refuge lands core to preserve systems established under habitat conservation plans to benefit the federally-listed threatened coastal California gnatcatcher and Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard, California.
Amy enjoys living in the rural countryside near Shepherdstown and outdoor activities, including hiking and backpacking, in the mountains of West Virginia.