Amy Pehrson ’91

Alumni and Administrator

Mentoring Program Coordinator and Assistant Director of Vocation and Integrative Learning in Center for Servant-Leadership

Amy Pehrson is the Program Coordinator for the Mentoring Program and the Assistant Director of Vocation and Integrative Learning in the Center for Servant Leadership.  Prior to that, she had been the Assistant Director for the Center for Vocational Reflection from November 2002 until December 2010.  Amy has also worked in the Office of Church Relations and the Finance Office here at Gustavus.  She graduated from Gustavus in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.  Obviously her vocational journey has had many twists and turns. 

Currently her responsibilities include co-directing the Servant Leadership Program (SLP), co-directing the Gusties in On-going Leadership Development Program (GOLD), directing the Church Leadership Program, and most recently becoming the coordinator of the Alumni Mentoring Program. 

Amy lives on the Pehrson family farm west of St. Peter with her husband, Pat, their three children, Luke, Jacob, Grace, and their dog Roy (English Setter).


B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College; Elementary Education 1991


camping, Reading, and walking