Amanda is a small business owner, an award-winning community organizer, and a mom to two amazing daughters who are both attending Thames Valley schools. She and her husband, Joel, founded and run Hacker Studios, a shared space for entrepreneurs in London's downtown core.
Community Work & Leadership
Amanda has contributed years of service on numerous civic and non-profit projects, and in 2017, she received the Government of Ontario Leading Women Building Communities Award for her work to encourage the success of women in entrepreneurship.
- Founder of the London Transit Riders Alliance / LTC Bus People, and vocal advocate for transit riders
- Provided mentorship and support to many young entrepreneurs
- Member of City of London development charges and growth management stakeholder committees
- Has worked with government representatives at all levels and across all parties to advance community needs
- Thrilled to have a seventh-grader who still lets her attend field trips as a parent volunteer
- Member and three-term former Chair of the City of London Council's Transportation Advisory Committee
- Member of the City of London Council's Cycling Advisory Committee
- Past Director on the Board of the Urban League of London
- Past member and Chair of Emerging Leaders London nominating and programming committees, respectively