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Amy Richardson

Project Assistant, Alliance to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture
105A Hutcheson Hall
250 Drillfield Dr
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Amy provides administrative support to the Alliance, assisting with the daily operations of the Alliance team, managing producer agreements, and generating reports for the USDA.

She has been with the university for over 11 years. Before joining the Alliance, Amy served as a Receptionist and HR Assistant for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean’s Suite. She also practiced as a Licensed Veterinary Technician at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital, in the Anesthesia department.

Amy is a proud alumna of Virginia Tech. She earned her associate degree in Agricultural Technology and her bachelor’s in Animal and Poultry Sciences. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Leadership Studies through the Online Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences program.

The Alliance to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture is a three-year, $80-million pilot supported by USDA's Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program.  Led by the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Alliance will distribute more than $57 million of the largest grant in the university’s history to producers to enact climate-friendly practices and serve as a pilot program for a national model.