Amber Crawford is a Policy Advisor at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, a non-partisan, non-profit association that provides advocacy for Ontario’s 444 municipalities in their work to achieve shared goals and meet common challenges.
For the past three years, Amber has worked on a variety of municipal issues and has developed a particular interest in waste diversion, becoming a key part of the policy team at AMO. She brings to members experience at all three levels of government, and in particular, a strong knowledge of the legislative process at Queen’s Park through her previous job as a Consultant at a government relations firm.
Prior to AMO, Amber worked with clients in the municipal, education, real estate, and sharing economy sectors in both Ottawa and Toronto for nearly four years. It was there that she developed a strong interest in municipal government and local issues. In addition to her work in stakeholder relations and public affairs, she volunteers for a local board that promotes parliamentary democracy and youth engagement in elections.
Amber holds a Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration from Carleton University in Ottawa and a Bachelor of Arts (Hon.) from Western University in London.