Amye is a native of Dallas and lifelong Democrat.
She is a product of Dallas ISD schools, and holds a BS in Kinesiology with an emphasis on Sports Management from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, and an MBA in Human Resources (HR) from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas.
Amye is an HR expert with more than 20 years of experience who prides herself on being a human rights advocate for fair practices and standards that benefit both employee and employer. Her career highlights include serving as former HR Manager at the Dallas County District Clerk’s Office; Labor Advocate and Human Resources Officer at Transport Workers Union Local 555 (the largest union at Southwest Airlines) where she represented more than 10,000 ground operations agents across the U.S.; and 1st line Supervisor and Resource Management Leader at Verizon Communications.
Amye is a life-long member of the Church of Christ and currently attends Central Pointe Church of Christ where she volunteers with the AWANA youth program and supports various women’s, benevolence and hospitality ministries.
She is a devoted mother to her daughter and has been a resident of Dallas County for 47 years.
Well-known in the Dallas community as a servant leader and change agent, in 2005, Amye received formal board training with the United Way’s Blueprint for Leaders, and has served in productive roles with United Cerebral Palsy of Metropolitan Dallas (now Ability Connection), St. Philips School and Community Center, and now serves as an Executive Board Chair for the Metropolitan Dallas YMCA on the T. Boone Pickens YMCA Board. As a three-year fundraising chair and Vice Board Chair, Amye has leveraged her network across Dallas to garner support for various efforts that support programming at the Lakewest Family YMCA and Park South YMCA, as well as Camp Grady Spruce.
In 2006, Amye also became a member of the Norris Wright Cuney Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Stars. She has served in various leadership roles in the South Dallas Chapter, Dorcus #19; including Worthy Matron (President) from 2009 - 2012. Dorcus #19 excelled in the community under her leadership, earning chapter of the year and fundraising accolades.
Amye became a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated through the Omicron Omega Chapter at Texas A&M University in 1995, and is now a member of the Metropolitan Dallas Alumnae Chapter. Amye is the Immediate Past-President of the chapter and under her leadership the chapter achieved excellence in fundraising, community service and social action; winning chapter of the year for the first time, in 2019.
Amye has worked with organizations across the state of Texas on the 2020 Census and Redistricting efforts to ensure that individuals are counted and represented to their fullest potential. To this end, Amye's ultimate goal is to leverage her collective powers to help turn Texas Blue!
It’s time for change in the Office of the District Clerk in Dallas County.
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