Amy Dacey joins EMILY's List from the Service Employees International Union, where she served as the Director of Government Relations. Dacey created the department's strategic plan and managed the Legislative, Policy, Intergovernmental and Executive Branch Outreach Departments of the union.
Amy served as Senator John Kerry's National Political Director at Keeping America's Promise PAC during the 05-06 cycle, as Senator Kerry's Traveling Political Director on his 2004 presidential campaign, and as a Regional Political Coordinator for the primary campaign, responsible for political structures in 30 states. In the 2002 election cycle, Dacey was the Deputy Political Director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), under the chairmanship of Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash).
Dacey currently serves on the Boards of the American Council of Young Political Leaders and the Unity Fund. Dacey received her Masters in Political Science from the American University in Washington, D.C. and her Bachelor's degree in Political Science and History from the State University of New York at Binghamton.