Amy C. Rodick

Amy C. Rodick

Director, Office of Military Family Readiness Policy

Amy Rodick assumed the duties of director of the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy within the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy in November 2023. As director, Ms. Rodick is responsible for leadership, management and oversight of programs affecting military families, including military spouse career advancement, military family life learning, and the Office of Special Needs.

Ms. Rodick is an Army veteran and a current military spouse well-versed in the many benefits and challenges of military life. Prior to her assignment as director, Ms. Rodick served as a senior program analyst with the Headquarters, Department of the Army G-9 (Installations) where she supported the Army’s Quality of Life Campaign Plan, the Association of the United States Army family forums and Army Senior Leader town halls, and other prioritized programs as a team member on the Senior Leader Engagement Operations Team.

Ms. Rodick has 19 years of operations and program management experience as a civil servant and active-duty military officer. Ms. Rodick graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in communication and was the ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate, graduating cum laude. As a lifelong learner, she has a master’s in education specializing in school counseling and career development. Additionally, Ms. Rodick possesses graduate certificates in business administration with a focus on human resource management, strategic communication, and military resilience. More recently, she graduated from Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy with an Executive Master in Policy Leadership and continues to serve as a program ambassador for the university.

The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy is directly responsible for programs and policies that establish and support community quality-of-life programs for service members and their families worldwide. This office also serves as the focal point for coordination for a broad range of quality-of-life issues within the Defense Department.

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