Alex Amadeo is the Government Relations Officer for state affairs at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, where she manages outreach to district Senate and Assembly offices, and works on a team that directs and coordinates all activities related to legislation and elected officials for LA Metro.
Alex was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, to parents from Chile and Puerto Rico, and began her career at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Boston University. During her time at BU, Alex interned for a Member of Parliament in London and for the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, DC, where she also subsequently worked as a field organizer for the marriage equality campaign in New York State.
In 2014, Alex moved to Los Angeles, where she continued her career in the nonprofit industry at Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles, which operates the historic Hollywood Farmers' Market and advances issues related to food justice and fresh food access. She then received a fellowship to study at the University of Southern California's Price School of Public Policy, where she refined her passion for transportation policy and graduated with her Master of Public Administration in 2018.
Prior to joining LA Metro, Alex was a member of the Learning and Evaluation team at The California Endowment, a nonprofit health foundation. Alex was elected to and serves on the NoHo (North Hollywood) Neighborhood Council in 2019. She is also an alumna of Front Line Leaders Academy, a political leadership program sponsored by the People for the American Way Foundation. In her free time, Alex enjoys drawing and painting, visiting museums, and watching Red Sox games.