Amy Pehrson ’91

Alumni and Administrator

Director for Mentoring and Peer Education in Peer Education

Amy Pehrson is the Director for Mentoring and Peer Education in the Peer Education Office.  Prior to that, she had been the Director of Mentoring, Vocation and Leadership in the Center for Servant Leadership. 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.  She will be completing her master's degree in Servant Leadership from Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI in December. 

Currently her main responsibilities include leading the alumni mentoring program across campus, directing the Peer Assistants (PAs), co-directing and teaching in the Gusties in On-going Leadership Development Program (GOLD), and working with the Gustavus Women in Leadership student group.

Amy lives on the Pehrson family farm west of St. Peter with her husband, Pat, their three children, Luke, Jacob, Grace, and their dogs Roy (English Setter) and Pepper (lab/collie mix), and Quarter Horse Sierra.


B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College; Elementary Education 1991


camping, Reading, and walking