Amy Lassere has worked in non-profit development for nearly 20 years. Currently, she is the Senior Director of Development at UCLA’s School of Education and Information Studies. In addition, she has also worked as a development officer for the American Red Cross and UCSB’s Arts & Lectures. While her daily job is to support programs, research and events that benefit the community, Amy is also one of the founding members of the United Friends of the Children NextGen Board. Amy is committed to empowering foster youth and loves volunteering with United Friends of the Children. Amy graduated from UCLA with degrees in Art History and French.
Amy is a Santa Barbara native, and spent two years living in France perfecting her French and exploring Europe. In addition to traveling, Amy loves trying new restaurants, going to concerts and spending time with her two beloved nieces.