Emma will continue to work for equality in Vermont!
Emma is an organizer, activist and mom. She serves as a state legislator for Chittenden 6-2 in Burlington, VT and as Vice-Chair of the House Progressive Caucus. She is also a member of the House Commerce & Economic Development Committee, Social Equity Caucus, Women’s Caucus, Labor Caucus, Rainbow (LGBTQ+) Caucus and Climate Solutions Caucus.
In 2018, she founded a social change strategy consulting to support non-profits, school districts and local governments in building equity-informed strategies. Emma spent most of her professional career as a labor organizer at Vermont-NEA and as Director of the Vermont Livable Wage Campaign. She served as City Councilor from Burlington’s Old North End and as the state chair of the Vermont Progressive Party.
Emma served on several community non-profit boards including, the Vermont Women’s Fund, Haymarket People’s Fund and the Robin’s Nest Child Care Center. She graduated from Smith College with a degree in political science and the Vermont Leadership Institute. Originally from Barre, Vermont, she lives in the Old North End of Burlington with her wife, Megan and two small children.