Audrey Cope is the special assistant to the President at the BPC. Prior to joining the BPC, Audrey interned in the United States Senate and staffed a statewide, winning congressional campaign for South Dakota from 2016-2018. Her research and advocacy centers on higher education, college access, and public transportation.
Cope is the recipient of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Scholarship for South Dakota in 2020 and the Early Influence Award given at the annual Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium at Augustana University.
Cope holds a double Bachelors of Arts in Government & International Affairs and French from Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota where she won the university’s flagship Covenant Award for Excellence.