About the Staff

Amy Van Auken, AmeriCorps Member at SHARPP

Amy graduated from Keene State College in Keene, NH in May 2015 with a Bachelors in Sociology and minors in Criminal Justice Studies and Substance Abuse and Addiction. While in college she worked as part of a committee that brought prevention and education events about sexual violence to the campus to bring awareness.

At SHARPP she will primarily be providing direct service in addition to working with the Community Educators. She is currently serving a year of service at SHARPP through the AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program (AVAP). She is excited to learn about services provided to students on a university level, helping with prevention and assist in changing others perceptions of sexual violence.

Tidbits about Amy:

  • Favorite color: pink
  • Favorite TV show: Criminal Minds
  • Hobbies: hiking, kayaking and hanging out with friends 
  • Biggest pet peeve: when people cut in lines 
  • Fun fact: She has a pet hedgehog

How to reach Amy