Amy Feeley-Knuuttila worked as a legislative aide for former State Representative Brian Knuuttila from 2003-2006. Her focus was on constituent work and issue based research. After Mr. Knuuttilaâ€™s resignation of November 2005, Ms. Feeley-Knuuttila ran the legislative office alone, and acted as the sole representative of that office until the election of Representative Robert Rice in March, 2005. During that interim period, all House-Related business within the 2nd Worcester district was directed through Ms. Feeley-Knuuttila, who communicated directly with the office of the speaker. Ms. Feeley-Knuuttila later worked as a program coordinator for Mount Wachusett Community College, from 2007-2008.
Ms. Feeley-Knuuttila is a graduate of Bay Path College. She received an undergraduate B.S. in legal studies, honors track in 2005, and was honored with an induction to the Collegeâ€™s Maroon Key Honor Society for high academic achievement. Amy is currently a part-time Masterâ€™s Student at Bay Path College. She expects to graduate with a M.S. in nonprofit management in December 2010.
Ms. Feeley-Knuuttila, is the daughter of Patricia and Robert Feeley, of Westminster. Mrs. Patricia Feeley is a long-time teacher at the Sacred Heart School in Gardner.
Amy is the wife of Alexander Knuuttila, a correctional officer, also of Winchendon. The two married in 2005, and have two sons, River and Connor.
As the mother of a child with moderate special needs, Ms. Feeley-Knuuttila volunteers as an advocate/consultant for Autism families in the area. She is also a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts of America. Ms. Feeley-Knuuttila received her Gold Award from the organization in 2000 and continues to devote time to the cause of encouraging young girls and women to pursue their dreams and become leaders. She is a Board Member of the Winchendon CAC as well.