Amy Whitford

Position title: Senior Federal Awards Coordinator


Phone: 608.262.3060

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Amy is the Senior Federal Awards Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She has been at UW-Madison in multiple roles for 23 years. In her current position, she serves as the lead for federal verification and professional judgement appeals. Prior to that, she was a Senior Advisor and served as the liaison for the School of Medicine and Public Health for 12 years. Having grown up on a farm in rural southwest Wisconsin and being a first-generation student herself, Amy is passionate about helping provide the necessary resources in order for other first-generation rural students to successfully complete their degrees.

Prior to working at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Amy worked in the financial aid office at Edgewood College. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. In her spare time, she enjoys running, watching her son and daughter play sports, and reading.