Amy Laufer
Senate Challenger
District 17

Amy Laufer grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin and supported herself through college at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, after which she entered the Peace Corps. When she returned to the US, Amy pursued a career in teaching at Louisa Middle School and Tandem Friends School and was eventually elected to the Charlottesville City School Board in 2011, where she served several terms, including as the vice chair and chair. Amy lives with her husband Aaron and their three children in Albemarle county.