Amy grew up near Longmont, Colorado, and was raised on her family’s farm, cattle feeding and Angus breeding cattle operation. She graduated from Northeastern Junior College with her associate’s degree in accounting and then earned her bachelor’s degree from Colorado State in business administration. After graduation, she married her husband, Jeff, and they farm and ranch southeast of Roggen where they raised their girls Sarah and Molly. They work with Jeff’s family managing their Shorthorn, MaineTainer and crossbreed cattle herd, and their dryland and irrigated diversified crop operation. Amy became a Cloverbud leader as their girls started in 4-H and transitioned into being the organizational leader of the Magic Spurs 4-H club for 18 years. She has always enjoyed working with the kids and their families actively involved in 4-H. She currently serves on the Weld County Extension Advisory Board. Along with working on the farm and ranch, she also substitute teaches at schools in the Keenesburg area.