National Canvass Director, Fund for the Public Interest

Started on staff: 2012
B.A., Bennington College
Emily directs the Fund for the Public Interest’s canvass operations, running year-round campaigns to educate millions of people about environmental and consumer protection issues, build membership, and mobilize citizens to influence public policy decisions. Emily has helped new organizers and canvass directors run successful campaigns on issues ranging from defending environmental protections to protecting public health. In the seven years that she’s worked with directors and overseen campaign offices, her offices have have raised millions of dollars and signed up more than 48,000 members for partner groups. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, but is often traveling, rock climbing and camping elsewhere.