Meet The executive Team
Amanda was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri, where she lived for the first 18 years of her life. She attended Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, for her Bachelor of Arts degree, where she studied Global Studies and Strategic Communication. Amanda has always embodied a passion for public service, especially regarding women’s empowerment. After interning for a U.S. Senator in 2017 and serving as a Mount Vernon Leadership Fellow in 2018, Amanda founded Missouri M.A.D.E. to inspire and empower more MO women to run for public office. The powerful women in her life, particularly her mom, inspire her to diversify the voices representing us in government. She believes that mobilizing and diversifying elections is essential because women have always been steady voices of empathy shaping our society to be the best it can be.
Amanda Morrison (she/her)
Télyse Masaoay (she/her)
Télyse received her Bachelor of Arts in Medicine, Health & Society and Sociology at Vanderbilt University in 2019. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Social Work/Masters in Social Policy at Washington University in St. Louis and works as a Health Policy Associate at a social policy research firm, Mathematica. Télyse's work in sexual violence prevention and climate justice activism has brought her to the realization that the voices of women, especially women of color, have always been at the forefront of social change and progress. She believes in Missouri M.A.D.E. as a vehicle to uplift women from all backgrounds to lead their communities as public servants in any and all capacities.
Chloe Jones (she/her)
Candidate Recruitment and Engagement Manager
Chloe is a rising junior at the University of Missouri-Columbia where she is studying computer science with a minor in political science. As a female in a male-dominated field, she is passionate about empowering women. From her experience on the executive board of the Society of Women Engineers, she believes there is a huge need for women in politics in order to see a positive change regarding the lack of diversity in politics and the STEM field. For her, Missouri M.A.D.E. is the door leading to a more inclusive and representative society.
Isabel Miller (she/her)
Development and Grants Manager
Isabel is a rising junior attending the University of Missouri-Columbia pursuing a degree in social work with a minor in leadership and public service. In a public service profession, her goal is to provide resources, information and opportunity to those looking to invest in themselves and better their communities. She is excited to be working with an organization that promotes involvement, education and empowerment in a prevalent and influential field. As the Development and Grants Manager, she is eager to help Missouri M.A.D.E. grow and move forward to diversify and improve our political atmosphere.
Halle Jungmann (she/her)
Public Relations Manager
Halle is a passionate student pursuing higher education as a freshman at the University of Arkansas, where she is working to obtain a degree in business administration. After obtaining a degree, Halle has hopes of one day starting her own corporation. As a business major, she has experienced firsthand the gender discrepancy that is present in the workplace. Halle acknowledges that in order for change to occur, that must start within our legislature. She believes partnering with Missouri M.A.D.E. as Public Relations Manager and advocating for women in politics will spillover, encouraging increased diversity within the business field.