Amanda Hunter promotes the Barbara Lee Political Office’s mission to elect progressive, Democratic, pro-choice women by leading the office’s communications efforts. She oversees and develops communications strategy, including digital communications and media relations.
Prior to joining the Barbara Lee Political Office, Amanda served as Director of Marketing and Communications at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, America’s first museum of modern art. Previously, she served as Senior Press Representative at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, leading media relations efforts on events like The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and Kennedy Center Honors. She also served as Deputy Communications Director at the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the trade association for record companies, and as Public Relations Manager at the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS).
Amanda graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in English and Communications at St. Joseph’s College in Maine.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead