Emily is the Associate Director for Business Operations at the University of Kansas Transportation Center. In addition to managing day-to-day operations for the center, she is also the Kansas Local Technical Assistance Program Director (LTAP), the National LTAP Association's (NLTAPA) Liaison to the American Public Works Association, and co-chair for the NLTAPA Partnership Workgroup. Emily holds a M.S. in Management and Leadership and is in the process of becoming a Teacher with the Kansas Leadership Center. She uses her education and experience to develop and teach soft skill courses on leadership, management, conflict resolution, and communication.