Meet the Directors
Bailey and Spencer Amaral have a passion for inspiring and challenging young Americans to think deeper, reach father and stand up for freedom. This husband & wife team bring both enthusiasm and experience to the table with their background in grassroots activism, youth outreach, debate, journalism and philanthropy.
Bailey Amaral has served as Director of The Windrose Project since January of 2016. She successfully launched the first annual Windrose Youth Leadership Summit in DC and local programs in Texas. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economy and Spanish from Hillsdale College in Michigan. Prior to joining The Windrose Project, Bailey served as an operations and policy intern with Senator Ted Cruz’s Campaign for President 2016. She also participated in the Young Leaders Program as an external relations intern at the Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C.
When not enjoying a good book, you may find Bailey cooking, playing tennis, or planning her next adventure. Bailey is active in her local church and invested in her local community of Dallas, Texas where she and Spencer currently reside.
Spencer Amaral officially joined the team as the Windrose Co-Director in August of 2016. A native of Atwater, CA, Spencer migrated to Michigan to earn a BA in Political Economy from Hillsdale College. Passionate about leadership, mentorship, and effective communication, Spencer is an Eagle Scout who also been recognized as a national semi-finalist in persuasive speech through the NCFCA debate league. During college, Spencer gained experience in Washington D.C. as a journalist writing about public policy for The Daily Caller and The American Spectator. Currently, Spencer is pursuing a Masters in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. In his spare time, Spencer enjoys reading, debating politics, leading worship, and writing new music on his piano and guitar.