Amanda is an animal lover and doting cat mom. She has a Master’s degree in English and Cultural Studies from McMaster University. For over seven years she has worked as a senior editor with Alberta Hansard at the Legislative Assembly Office of Alberta. She has been published in the National Post and the Canadian Parliamentary Review. Her volunteer work includes contributing to the CIBC Run for the Cure planning committee and producing theatre for charity. In her spare time Amanda enjoys performing improv, playwriting, and singing.