Amber Lighston

Training Specialist

Amber joined the University System of Maryland in 2012 as an Administrative Assistant in the Office of Advancement. She serves as assistant to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement and the Director of Special Events. Some of her responsibilities include maintaining calendars, logistical planning for special events and maintaining the USM Fundraiser’s Directory. Amber is a recent graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park where she received her B.S. in Family Science. She is currently taking graduate classes at Bowie State University as a continuing education student (pursuing her M.A. in Counseling Psychology at Bowie State University-add upon acceptance).

Amber’s hobbies include reading, listening to music, watching movies and cooking.

Our Vision

Our vision is to attract broad resources that transform the USM and its institutions, create a network of advocates to embrace the USM’s role as an educator and economic engine, and to grow a long-term, sustainable culture of philanthropy across the University System of Maryland.

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