Emma has over 26 years in performing arts management, marketing, media relations, customer service, event planning and PR. Her roles have included: Programming Manager and Marketing Manager for the Canberra Theatre Centre, Marketing Manager for Canberra Dance Development Centre and the Administrative Director for Paige Gordon and Performance Group. Emma has also worked for several other local arts organisations including Gorman Arts Centre, Canberra Youth Theatre and Eulea Kiraly and The Company. Emma has served on a variety of arts boards including Canberra Dance Theatre, Australian Choreographic Centre, Kultour – Multicultural Touring Australia Council and Ausdance ACT and was the deputy convenor of the performing arts advisory committee of the Cultural Facilities Corporation. She has been a finalist in the Telstra Business Women’s Award and, in 2019, in the ACT Women’s Awards and the ACT Volunteering Awards. Emma has been an active member of her son’s Hawker Primary school community having served on the P&C as Vice President and as a general member and coordinated the school’s highly successful annual autumn fete (2015-2019). Emma is  currently working as the Marketing and Events Manager for The Social Mind.