Amy Everitt is the State Director of NARAL Pro-Choice California and NARAL Pro-Choice California Foundation. Previously, she was the Political Director at EdVoice, a statewide education advocacy organization which works to make schools better for kids. Amy has worked on campaigns and elections for over 17 years working initially in the San Francisco Bay Area on state Assembly, SF Board of Supervisors and governor’s campaigns. While based in Washington, DC, Amy was the West/Midwest Regional Political Director at the Democratic National Committee responsible for coordinating national efforts and providing direct support to campaigns throughout the region including the successful campaigns of Kathleen Sebelious in Kansas and Dave Freudenthal in Wyoming, both pro-choice Governors. While at the DNC, Amy championed the Rural Outreach Project which led to the establishment of a Rural Caucus. As the Regional Political Director for the DNC’s Redistricting Project, she was responsible for advising and supporting redistricting efforts in the Northeast in 2001.
From 1995-97, Amy was the Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and later served as the Country Manager for Southeast and North Asia for the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. Amy has an undergraduate degree from UC Santa Cruz in American and International Politics and a Master’s from UC San Diego’s Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies. She is the President of the UCSC Alumni Council, Co-Chair of the California Coalition for Civil Rights, Member of the Advisory Board of the San Francisco Women’s Political Committee and the past Chair of EmergeCalifornia: Women Leaders for a Democratic Future.