Emily is the Deputy Infrastructure Director at the city of Thornton. She has over fifteen years of experience in Water Resources. Emily participated in the Colorado Foundation for Water Education's Water Leaders Program in 2006. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Water Trust. Emily earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Geology from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and her Master’s degree in Geography from the University of Denver. When not at work, Emily enjoys being outside, achieving mediocrity in various sports, and volunteering as a Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado.