The National Campus Leadership Council (NCLC) cultivates, strengthens, and advances student leadership in higher education.
Andy is executive director of National Campus Leadership Council (NCLC), which he co-founded NCLC in 2012 with the mission to empower student leaders to be influential stakeholders in the public discourse. Since its launch, NCLC has extended its reach to student body presidents at more than 500 campuses nationwide. Andy is a leading advocate for student voice in public policy, helping major stakeholders in the public and private sectors engage campuses on key issues. He helped the Obama White House launch several policy initiatives, including introducing President Obama when the President took action to support student loan borrowers and speaking at the It’s On Us campaign launch. He has previously led the DC Student Alliance and served as president of the American University Student Government. Andy grew up in Colorado and earned his B.A. in political science and masters in public administration at American University.
Amy oversees the daily operations of the organization, including staff and project management. She most recently worked as the Vice President for the Hazen Institute for Leadership Training, which she co-founded to provide engaging learning opportunities for nonprofit leaders. Amy has her Master’s of Education in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel from Kent State University, where she developed career construction courses for undergraduate students. As a student leader at University of Maryland, Amy was a co-founder of Terp Thon, the largest student philanthropy in the state of Maryland and also served on the executive board of Alpha Delta Pi – Beta Phi chapter.
Communications & Advocacy ManagerJordan is a strategic communications professional with experience in public relations and digital strategy. Jordan’s mission is to grow NCLC’s presence among student body leaders and the broader higher education policy community. In her role, she manages day-to-day digital, media, and advocacy activities on behalf of the organization. Prior to NCLC, she served as an Assistant Account Executive for JPA Health Communications, managing media opportunities, social media campaigns, and event planning on behalf of healthcare and wellness clients. Jordan also served as the public relations intern at Stratacomm before joining JPA, assisting clients in the government, transit, and green energy space. She holds a Master of Arts in Professional Communication degree from Southern Utah University and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts as a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Johnson C. Smith University. While at Johnson C. Smith University, she became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and committed to a lifetime of sisterhood and service. She currently serves as full-time member of ColorComm DC, an organization committed to advancing women of color in the field of communication. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering with youth leadership organizations in the DMV and exploring the city.
Director of Research and Training
Lindsey coordinates NCLC’s new research initiatives. She is a doctoral student at the University of Maryland, College Park studying women’s leadership development and career paths in higher education. Lindsey has served as an instructor for courses on student leadership and also has experience working with higher education associations and research groups. She has mentored student leaders through professional and volunteer roles in fraternity and sorority life for the last four years. Lindsey received her B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Richmond and her M.A. in Higher Education from the University of Maryland, College Park.