Amy Sonderman is the Director of Convention and Stakeholder Engagement at U.S. Pharmacopeia, where she builds and manages relationships with organizations representing patients, practitioners and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Amy activates multiple coalitions of stakeholders and influential partners to support critical patient advocacy issues related to medication quality, safety, and access.
Prior to her time at USP, Amy was the Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Development at the National Consumers League. There she led all aspects of external affairs and fundraising, vastly increasing revenue from corporate sponsorship and organized labor. She also developed relationships with partners across sectors, such as founding a Health Advisory Council of more than 60 partners in the public health community. Prior to that Amy worked in fundraising or membership roles for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the Girl Scouts of America and was the Associate Executive Director at the Greater Pittston YMCA.
Amy graduated with honors from University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Political Science and earned a Masters in Public Administration from Marywood University, where she was inducted into the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. In addition to volunteer roles with the Park Foundation, Amy currently serves as a director on the National Network to End Domestic Violence Board as well as on the development committee for the Falls Church City Library Foundation.
Amy lives in the City of Falls Church with her husband and daughter who enjoy Fairfax County parks as a family.