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Amy Shollenberger

Amy Shollenberger has more than 20 years of experience grassroots organizing, developing political strategy, influencing policy, and running political issue campaigns. She has worked on a variety of campaigns, ranging in scope from local community issues to state and national issues. She started Action Circles in 2010 and along with the Action Circles Team has served clients and offered training ever since. When not working (and sometimes for work), she loves to travel with her life partner David in “Vanny” – a 1986 Chevy TransVan, exploring interesting places across the U.S. and dancing whenever and wherever possible. She also loves to cook and especially enjoys the challenge of making a delicious and nutritious meal starting with random ingredients found in the fridge or pantry. She takes fitness and nutrition seriously so that she can fully enjoy life and bring her best self to her work. She has a commitment to have fun every day and to act from hope in all aspects of her life. Learn more about Amy.
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Cell: (802) 793-1114
Twitter: @amyaction

Cindy Metcalf

Cindy Willard Metcalf has twenty five years of experience in community organizing, project development, issue promotion and political campaigning. Her experience includes coordinating the complexities of large community events, managing successful election and re-election campaigns at the county and state-wide levels, administering the Lt. Governor’s office, chairing the Vermont Democratic Party, organizing and managing grassroots issue promotion and lobbying efforts, and administering and arranging projects for a nonprofit organization.
Cell: (802) 793-7800

Colin Gunn

Colin Gunn has focused his work on the development and administration of websites, constituent resource management software and systems, and office management systems for nonprofits and small businesses in Vermont.
Cell: (802) 793-1133

Megan Fuerst

Megan Fuerst is a Cleveland native who moved to the Upper Valley of Vermont in 2017 to earn her Masters in Environmental Law and Policy from Vermont Law School. She came to Vermont with five years of non-profit and advocacy experience from her previous career with Turning Green, a youth-oriented environmental advocacy organization based in the Bay Area of California, where she started working when she was just 18 years old and became Chief of Staff at age 21. During her graduate studies, Megan held an internship at a U.S. Senate Office and focused her research on sustainable food systems. She is now the Legislative Associate at Action Circles, where she assists Amy in the Statehouse and with client work. Megan also stays actively involved in her community, where she is the lead coordinator of the Royalton Mutual Aid Group and Co-Manages the South Royalton Community Garden alongside her partner Caroline.