Meet Amber Gustafson
Amber Gustafson has been a resident of Ankeny for 14 years. She is a fourth-generation Iowan and grew up in rural southwest Iowa. She was among the first class of Hixson Opportunity Award recipients at Iowa State University. She graduated in 1999 with a degree in Journalism/Public Relations and worked as an academic advisor at the University of Missouri. She is a small business owner, health, and fitness coach, and volunteers for numerous causes including the farm-to-table food movement, parent-teacher organization, and refugee resettlement. Gustafson is married and has three children who attend Ankeny Public Schools.