Thursday, July 31, 2014

Emerson receives 2014 Leaders in Public Policy award

Politics in Minnesota and the Capitol Report have announced that Elizabeth Emerson (MPP '02)  has won a 2014 Leaders in Public Policy award in the One to Watch category.

Emerson, director of government relations at the public affairs firm Goff Public, helped pass a landmark criminal justice law (exoneree compensation statute on behalf of the Minnesota Innocence Project), and a major human services reform initiative on behalf of the Minnesota Association of County Social Service Administrators.

A program recognizing honorees was held Thursday, July 17 at the St. Paul Hotel.

Originally from Hawarden, IA, Emerson graduated from the University of Michigan and received a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs. She currently resides in Saint Paul’s West 7th neighborhood.

For more information on Leaders in Public Policy, visit this website.

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