Emily graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Wellness Promotion from Texas State University in 2000 and obtained a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development from Abilene Christian University in 2021. She completed the Public Executive Institute from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, UT Austin, in 2015.
Emily serves on the Brownwood Education Foundation Board and Brownwood Community Church. She also is active in the Texas City Management Association (TCMA), where she has held several roles including Region 3 Vice President and President, TCMA Director at-large, Membership Committee Chair, and Allies Committee member.
Emily and her husband, Scotty, have been married since 1996. They have an adult son and daughter-in-law and a teenage son. They enjoy traveling, hosting dinner parties, and all Brownwood has to offer.