Amy Exelby is the Senior Officer of Governance at the Pacific Council on International Policy, where she oversees board relations and organizational governance and guides strategic planning. Amy has 20 years of experience in building nonprofit organizational capacity and infrastructure with expertise in strategic planning, board development, financial oversight, compliance, and staff leadership. She previously served for four years as deputy director at the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., where she oversaw strategic planning, board relations, development, fundraising, and operations. Prior to that, Amy worked with Patrick Soon-Shiong and British Consul-General Bob Peirce to develop a nonprofit organization to support Soon-Shiong’s healthcare vision. Amy’s global affairs experience includes her service as the vice consul of press, politics, and public affairs for the British Consulate-General in Los Angeles. Amy served as Southern California political director for the Westly for Governor campaign and was political and public affairs director at Planned Parenthood Los Angeles.
She has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from USC and regularly volunteers with the Taproot Foundation in Los Angeles where she assists nonprofits with strategic planning.