Amanda Pettengill

CELL: (862) 596-5191

August 2007 – December 2011

The George Washington University Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Arts –Political Communications

• Completed the qualifications for the hybrid Political Communications major made up of classes designed to merge Political Science with Media and Communications strategies.
• Classes in the Fundamentals of Political Management, Campaign Strategy, Communications Elements, Videography and Political Marketing, Campaign Organization and Execution, and Fundraising.

May 2009- January 2010

RNC Campaign School Washington, D.C.
• Completed training at the RNC Campaign Victory School


December 2012- May 2013

Montana State Senate

Helena, MT

Director, Senator Services- Majority

• Created legislation-based earned media for the Senators of the majority caucus in the legislature

• Controlled messaging and caucus priorities from Senate leadership to release to the media as well as to the caucus on the whole.

March 2012- November 2012

Jon Runyan Congressional Campaign

Evesham, NJ

Political Director

• Created and implemented the political strategy for NJ’s 3rd district Congressional race to re-elect Congressman Jon Runyan
• Designed direct mail pieces, website content, and managed social media, contributing to an 8-point victory.

December 2011- March 2012

New Jersey Republican State Committee

Trenton, NJ/ Morristown, NJ

Morris County Executive Director

• Assisted in implementing a new program designed by the NJGOP and Governor Christie to integrate and streamline the communication between the state committee and targeted county organizations.

May 2010 – November 2010

North Carolina Republican Party

Asheville, North Carolina

Regional Field Director

• Organized volunteer activities in 22 counties across Western North CarolinaCarolina for the state party’s 2010 Victory efforts.

• Primary responsibilities included executing a massive voter identification program and a Get Out the Vote initiative of over 200,000 calls.
• Resulted in the re-election of Senator Richard B