Emily is the best candidate for District 7 because she has the most experience. She is the only candidate for District 7 Supervisor who has been elected to public office and has over 20 years of experience leading a city agency. She is focused on Strengthening Thriving Neighborhoods, Bolstering Public Safety & Health, and Accelerating Economic Growth. As a 15-year resident of District 7, Emily commits to being hyper constituent-focused and to Listen + Lead for Our Neighborhoods.
- Emily has the experience to help overcome our unprecedented public health and economic crisis. Formerly a board member of the Lakeshore Acres Improvement Club, Emily organized neighborhood volunteers to establish Resilient Lakeshore, a neighborhood response to COVID-19, in March. She is also a regular volunteer with the Stonestown YMCA food bank, distributing 900 grocery bags weekly to families experiencing food insecurity.
- For over 20 years, Emily has led award-winning violence prevention efforts city-wide. She partnered with community-based organizations and law enforcement officials to reduce domestic violence homicides in San Francisco to zero between 2010 to 2014, revitalized the Family Violence Council to pursue data-driven solutions to end child abuse, domestic violence, and elder abuse, and co-founded the San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking for which she won the 2019 FBI Director's Award.
- Emily is passionate about quality public education that is student-centered and takes care of our educators. Twice elected to the Board of Education, she strongly supported JROTC, led anti-bullying efforts, and voted to approve new housing units for educators. She won election in 2010 by nearly 70,000 votes and was re-elected in 2014 by over 80,000 votes.
- Emily understands District 7 because she is a longtime resident. Emily and her husband Neal raised their two daughters in District 7. A graduate of Lowell High School, Emily served on the Lowell Alumni Association board. She has been a Girl Scout leader for the past 16 years and is a regular blood donor.