Amber McReynolds is one of the country’s leading experts on election administration, policy, and innovation. In 2021, Amber was appointed by the President and confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as a Governor for the United States Postal Service. Amber is focused on strengthening and modernizing democracy and improving the civic health of our nation. She is co-author of the book ‘When Women Vote’, and is currently a senior strategic advisor to various national organizations including Issue One, Election Reformers Network, and others. Amber has dedicated her career to improving the voting process for all: first as an election official, serving as the Director of Elections for the City and County of Denver, Colorado and leading efforts to improve and modernize the voting experience in Colorado; then as a thought leader and founding CEO for a nonpartisan election reform organization; and now collaborating and supporting various organizations across the US. Amber has proven that designing pro-voter policies, voter-centric processes, and modernizing technology will improve the voting experience for all. Her efforts garnered national and international awards and helped to shape Colorado’s vote-by-mail expansion in 2013. In 2018, Governing Magazine named her as a Top Public Official of the Year for her work to improve the voting process. She was also recognized as a 2020 Top Women in Business in Colorado. Amber also served on the Colorado Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission in 2021.
Amber currently serves on the National Task Force on Election Crises, the National Council on Election Integrity, Advisory Board for the MIT Election Data and Science Lab, as an advisor to Vot-ER, Civic Resolve Advisory Board, and Represent Women Board of Directors.
Amber holds a Masters of Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Amber enjoys spending time with her two children - Klara (12) and Kenton (10).