Vice President - Advocacy & Communications
Vice President-Advocacy & Communications Amber Thomas joined AMT’s Advocacy Department in 1987 as a legislative analyst. In this role, Ms. Thomas helped AMT members build relationships with members of Congress and participate in the policy-making process. Through the years, she has gained invaluable experience working with elected officials, their staffs and various coalitions and organizations in Washington, D.C., promoting the interests of the manufacturing technology industry.
She holds a degree in public service and economics from The Pennsylvania State University.
AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology (founded in 1902 as the National Machine Tool Builders' Association) supports and promotes the U.S. manufacturing technology industry. The association provides U.S. builders of manufacturing systems with the latest information on technical developments, trade and marketing opportunities, and economic issues. It also gathers and disseminates information about world markets, promotes its members' products in those markets, and acts as a representative on manufacturing technology matters to governments and trade organizations throughout the world.