Amber McReynolds is the Executive Director for the National Vote At Home Institute and Coalition and is the former Director of Elections for the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Amber is an experienced election professional and is nationally recognized as an innovator and has proven that designing pro-voter policies, voter-centric processes, and implementing technical innovations will improve the voting experience. Under her leadership, Denver Elections earned national and international recognition from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, Election Center, the National Association of Counties, and the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (ICPS) for various innovations.
In this interview we discuss:
- How she revolutionized the voting process in Denver and how she is now doing it at a national level
- The challenges of working in a field where people are resistant to change and decision makers are predominantly male
- Raising two kids as a single mom while having a very active and prolific career and the impact she hopes she has on them
- Her upcoming book
- The importance of telling women's stories
Learn more about our host, Chelley Canales.