Headwaters Cluster Coordinator (Oakland County CISMA)
Emily earned a master’s degree from Duke University, and a bachelor’s degree in geology from Franklin & Marshall College. She has been a Conservation Steward since 2011. Emily is an active member of the North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy. She serves on the Board of Directors and the Stewardship Committee. She co-founded the Oakland Phragmites and Invasive Species Task Force in 2012. OPIS is a group of concerned citizens working to protect the quality of Oakland County’s lakes, streams and wetlands; preserving them for future generations from non-native invasive species. She is a certified professional geologist with eighteen years of experience in environmental consulting, remediating contaminated soil and groundwater. She has taught students of all ages and abilities about environmental science, natural resource management and other subjects. She is teaching a course in environmental law and policy at Wayne State University.