Amy Clickner has worked for the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) since 1998, most recently serving as Chief Executive Officer. The LSCP, an AEDO, is a private-public partnership, who fills the role of the countywide economic development organization. Clickner is a graduate of Ferris State University, Northern Michigan University and became a CEcD in 2010. She is also a Certified Fundraising Manager through the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. In 2008, she was chosen and completed a year long Ford Fellowship on Regional Sustainable Development. She writes a weekly column for the local newspaper, the Mining Journal, is an active Board member of the Michigan Economic Development Association and is one of only 15 economic developers serving on the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) Collaborative Development Council (CDC). The LSCP was appointed by MEDC President Mike Finney to be the lead agency in one of ten regions in the state due to the organizations proven expertise, resources and ability to collaborate in economic development. Clickner has received several accolades for her efforts in economic development and within the community which included the Evergreen Award (formerly Athena), Michigan Economic Development Corporation Partner of the Yea, R.A.R.E Everyday Hero and the 2014 MEDA Medalist award.