Born and raised in Tacoma, Emily is excited about working with Downtown On the Go to make the heart of our city a more beautiful, sustainable, livable place!
Emily lives in Hilltop with her partner, Matt, and their puppy, Shasta. You may have seen her zipping around the city on her trusty bicycle, or helping people work on their bikes at 2nd Cycle Bicycle Collective as a volunteer. She also helps lead a youth gardening program in Hilltop, and can be seen planting veggies at Gallucci Learning Garden and at the community garden near her apartment.
Emily studied both international political economy and music education at the University of Puget sound, focusing her studies on food justice isssues and ways to bring food production back into our urban centers. She is excited to bring her energy and enthusiasm into supporting Tacoma’s sustainable transportation systems!