Amy currently serves as Tulare County Supervisor representing District 3, which includes the city of Visalia and unincorporated areas south and west of Visalia. She was elected to the Board in 2016.
Amy was born in Visalia and raised on her family’s farm on the Tulare/Kings county line. She was active in both 4-H and Future Farmers of America. She graduated from California State University, Fresno, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Administration and worked in the Mental Health and Physical Rehabilitation field for 30 years prior to being elected to the Board of Supervisors.
Amy served on the Visalia City Council from 2007–2016. During her nine years on the Council she served as Vice Mayor (2009–2011) and Mayor (2011–2013).
In 2001 she was instrumental in starting the first off-leash Dog Park in Tulare County, which started her on the path of community service. She has served on numerous boards and commissions and has received the “Ruby Award – Making a Difference for Women” from the Visalia Soroptomists (2013), “Heart of a Lion” from Visalia Pride Lions (2014), and “Community Leader of the Year” from ACT for Women and Girls (2016).
Amy is committed to helping Tulare County enhance public safety services, gaining public trust through accessibility and transparency, being a good steward of public funds, developing opportunities for County and City cooperation, and improving our region’s quality of life.