Amanda Rieskamp is the Advancement Strategic Director of Special Projects at Turning Point USA. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Amanda attended Oregon State University and graduated in 2018. She started working for Turning Point USA in 2019 as a regional representative for the Campus Leadership Project in the Pacific Northwest. She worked as the department’s PAC-12 Regional Manager in 2020 and 2021 before jumping over to the Advancement department in the summer of 2021. Amanda works on various TPUSA initiatives including: Professor Watchilst, the School Board Watchlist, and TPUSA’s Alumni programming. In her free time, Amanda enjoys spending time outdoors – everything from hiking and biking to camping in her orange camper van.