Emily grew up on a remote island at the northern reaches of Georgia Strait. Living in wilderness, she learned to respect our extraordinary coastal ecosystems and understand the wonder and magic of nature. Emily studied political science at the University of Victoria and holds a Master’s of Environmental Studies from Queen’s University. Before joining EYA, she managed operations for the Communications and Public Engagement team at the David Suzuki Foundation. Emily has an abiding commitment to ecological stewardship and is passionate about building programs and organizations that are resilient, focused, and impactful.