Amanda MacLellan is a former receptionist at The Commonwealth Fund. She joined the Fund in February 2010. In this role, Ms. MacLellan provided reception and front-line security. In December 2009 she graduated from Barnard College with a degree in English and Elementary Education. Previously she had worked part-time for Media Power Youth, a media literacy advocacy organization which works within communities to empower youth to lead healthy, safe lives through smart use of media. At the same time, she worked for the Barnard College's career development office as an intern. Ms. MacLellan is the 2008 Truman Scholar from the state of New Hampshire.