Amy grew up in several cities from Pittsburgh to Chicago, Baltimore, Cincinnati, and Charleston, West Virginia. She got her degree in Nursing from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, where she met her husband Ryan. They lived in Midland, Texas before moving to Minnesota in 1988, and have two adult children. She joined Lois Askvig as a Parish Nurse in March 2005, and with her, works with the Pastors and Health Ministry Board on a variety of ministries. She primarily works to get the Sunday worship services recorded and distributed, prepares the large-print hymnals prior to Sunday services, helps with the First Wednesday programs, and serves as the Grace representative for the Depression Support Coalition.