Emily has been designing and providing conflict resolution education and peacebuilding services to businesses, schools, and youth since 2011. She is currently pursuing an MA in Intercultural Service Leadership and Management at the SIT Graduate Institute and holds a Master’s Certificate in Restorative Practices from the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP). With a BA in theatre and liberal arts, she is passionate about creating meaningful opportunities for reflection, listening, and transformation utilizing dialogue, art-informed and trauma-informed techniques.
Emily’s expertise lies in her comprehensive understanding of system-level dynamics, as well as her ability to navigate interpersonal and intercultural considerations. With these insights, she empowers clients to build tools for reflection and communication so they can communicate a way that reflects their values and builds towards mutual understanding.
For over a decade, Emily has been bringing organizations and groups together to effectively manage change and resolve conflicts. She has extensive experience in facilitating trainings, meetings, and retreats. She provides ongoing coaching support to a diverse range of clients including K-12 schools, non-profits, county and municipal departments, businesses, and community settings.
Public Service & Gov’t
School Systems and K-12
Master of Arts (M.A.), Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management, SIT Graduate Institute, (Dec 2023)
Master’s Certificate, Restorative Practices, International Institute for Restorative Practices
Certified Mediator with Dispute Resolution Centers in Washington
Member, National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation
Member, Association for Conflict Resolution
Facilitator Strengthening Families 10-14
Mediator, Coach and Trainer, Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
Member, Whatcom Prevention Coalition, Ferndale Community Coalition, Mt Baker Community Coalition