Amanda works for Syracuse University, as Program Support Coordinator for the University’s Women in Science and Engineering initiative. For more than a decade, she has also managed AmaLat Consulting LLC, a small business specializing in program development, coordination and outcome-based evaluation services for libraries, archives and other organizations. She is a librarian, but also a registered nurse with experience in maternal/child nursing. She previously served on the board of the Elbridge Free Library and believes wholeheartedly in the power of libraries and their ability to improve lives. She lives in Sennett with her husband, three children and energetic vizsla.