Amy has over twenty years’ experience driving performance improvement in standards development and worker health & safety; she testified before Congress twice and once before the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) on fire protection advocacy issues. Career emphasis is serving as a chemical engineer and strategist for navigating standards development processes, fire codes, and health & safety regulations. Skills include code analysis and interpretation, developing and teaching seminars, serving as an experienced spokesperson, and authoring articles and handbook chapters. Career experience includes 17 years at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a non-profit fire standards developer; and an Officer in the US Public Health Service with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a research agency under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Amy has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, and a Masters in Engineering Management from Western New England University.