As a Central Oregon native, Amanda has been an Otino Waa supporter since 2014. Amanda's studies include vocal performance at Berklee College of Music in 2009 and University of Oregon in 2012 where she received a Bachelor of Science in Music. Amanda obtained a Masters of Education at George Fox University in 2014 where she began directing choir at High Desert Middle School in Bend. Amanda prides herself in creating custom gemstone jewelry for her company, Herr Jewelry, as well as being a member of Bend Camerata, Central Oregon's premiere A Capella Choir. Working part-time for Otino Waa has allowed Amanda a break from teaching choir in Bend La-Pine Schools so she can care for her young son Anson. Amanda is happily married to Andrew Herr and has two beautiful golden retrievers, Lady and Lily.