Meet our Staff
Amy McInerny is the Executive Director of Human Life Action, an initiative of NCHLA. She holds a law degree from the Columbus School of Law of the Catholic University of America Law School as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University.
Mrs. McInerny has served the pro-life movement in various capacities. Prior to joining Human Life Action, she helped to found a crisis pregnancy center and maternity home in Washington, D.C. She also served as Director of the Respect Life Program for the USCCB Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities. Following that Mrs. McInerny worked with an abortion-malpractice law firm which sought to recover damages for women injured by abortion. That experience led her to found Women’s Injury Network, Inc. a not-for-profit organization designed to support abortion-injured women as they pursued justice through the court system. Prior to becoming Executive Director in 2015 Mrs. McInerny worked for NCHLA as a research consultant.
Mrs. McInerny lives in Dumfries, Virginia with her husband Daniel, to whom she has been happily married since 1994 and their three children.
Kirsten Marie Obadal
Kirsten Obadal studied Political and Social Thought and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Virginia. She has a background in writing and editing, having been an editor for the US Army for several years, as well as doing freelance writing for local media. She has also worked for several non-profits in media relations and operations.
More recently, Ms. Obadal was an adjunct faculty member at a women’s university in Saudi Arabia, and at Tiffin University in Ohio. She speaks Spanish at a competent level. Ms. Obadal has extensive public speaking experience through her activities with a national mental health non-profit; local cable access program appearances; lecturing at universities; and from presenting legislative seminars on behalf of Human Life Action.