Under the direction of the Board, CFB staff assist candidates, audit and publicize how money is raised and spent in local elections, engage and educate voters, and make policy and legislative recommendations.
Amy M. Loprest
Amy M. Loprest was named Executive Director of the New York City Campaign Finance Board in September 2006, after serving two years as the Board’s Assistant Executive Director. Previously, she held a number of key positions at the CFB, including Chief of the Candidate Services Unit and Deputy General Counsel.
Ms. Loprest has been a speaker and participant at forums nationally as well as internationally on campaign finance issues and is the author of a report for IFES, an international nonprofit organization that supports the building of democratic societies, titled Transparent Public Funding in Nigeria. She has been an active member of the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL) and served as its president. Ms. Loprest is a member of the Order of the Coif, clerked for the Honorable Denise Cote, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, and was an adjunct professor of Political Science at Fordham University.
Ms. Loprest received her B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and graduated cum laude from Fordham University School of Law where she was a Stein Public Interest Law Scholar and a member of the Fordham International Law Journal.