Amanda Straniere is a lifelong Staten Islander who loves to support organizations and initiatives that bring culture to life in her hometown. She currently works as Regional & Community Affairs Specialist at Con Edison, where she builds relationships with elected officials, shares initiatives with the community, and supports non-profits through the company’s charitable giving program. Previously, she served as Development Manager for the Staten Island Museum and the Director of Tourism & Cultural Affairs at the Office of the Staten Island Borough President. She is a graduate of Dickinson College, the University of East Anglia, and earned an Executive MPA from Baruch College. In addition to serving on the Board of Sundog Theatre, Amanda is also a representative on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee for CreateNYC.