Political Director with the Texas American Federation of Teachers


Amanda Nelson currently serves as the Political Director for the Texas American Federation of Teachers, where she plays a critical role in identifying and supporting candidates running for school boards across the state.   As public relations and political professional, Amanda has been instrumental in advising a number of other issue-based organizations and efforts, including supporting the Texas State Teachers Association with their electoral work, and advocating for immigration and mining reform on behalf of agricultural companies in Arizona.


Amanda has spent over a decade of her career running local, state, and federal campaigns across the South and West including in Washington, Arizona, Florida, and Texas.