Amanda Steele

Amanda Steele

Tempe Union High School Governing Board, AZ

Amanda is an Arizona native with a passion for change. She and her husband are raising their young adult son, Jordan. He is diagnosed with autism and I/DD. Amanda is a Speech Language Pathology Assistant and the Director of Communications, Co-Founder and President of EPIC Disability Advocacy. In May 2021, Amanda led a team of advocates through the grassroots movement #FundAzSPED. This movement led to the creation of EPIC Disability Advocacy, a non-profit in the making; with a vision where all persons with disabilities will have access to the resources, programs, and services needed to reach their full potential. She is a 2019 graduate of AZ Partners in Leadership program, through which she and other participants successfully advocated for the passage of Dignified Changes. In March 2021, Amanda completed the Leading for Change Candidacy training and in May 2022, she graduated having completed her Personal and Professional Leadership Plan (PPLP) with the Leading for Change Fellowship Program. She currently sits on the Chandler City Merit Board, the RAD Board, and serves as the Secretary for the districts YSOS PAC. Amanda is an advocate for the community, igniting changes both locally and statewide.