Amelia is a Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum. She leads FPF’s work to ensure the responsible use of student data and education technology in K-12 and Higher Education, helping educators with resources and information, and seeking inputs from all stakeholders to ensure students succeed. Specifically, Amelia leads FPF’s K-12, Higher Education, and K-12 Privacy Leaders Working Groups; runs and writes content for FERPA|Sherpa; tracks and provides comments on state and federal legislation; provides technical assistance to advocates, companies, and practitioners; presents at events, and writes op-eds, short pieces, and longer reports.
Prior to FPF, Amelia was the Director of the Education Data & Technology Project at the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE). At NASBE, Amelia authored two reports, “Policymaking on Education Data Privacy: Lessons Learned” and “School Surveillance: The Consequences for Equity and Privacy.”
Amelia is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the American Constitution Society, and is a board member of the Virginia Equality Bar Association. She is a graduate of McDaniel College and William & Mary Law School.