Amy Gotwals


Amy E. Gotwals joined USAging in September 2005 and currently serves as Chief, Public Policy and External Affairs. 

In her role, Amy leads USAging's public policy, advocacy, external relations and membership relations activities. Representing local aging agencies, Amy serves as the lead in outreach to Congress and the Administration to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans and their caregivers.

Amy has 30 years of public policy, lobbying and grassroots organizing experience. She has represented diverse groups including the Older Women’s League, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers and the National Network for Youth.

Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from Mount Holyoke College and earned a Master of Legislative Affairs from the George Washington University.

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