Emily Monroe joined TWRI in October 2018 as an extension program specialist. She is primarily responsible for working with local stakeholders to develop plans that restore and protect water resources and securing funds to implement projects identified in watershed plans. She also leads and tracks project implementation progress and success, and sustains stakeholder group engagement through the delivery of educational materials and programming.
Emily earned a Bachelor of Science in environmental sciences – field technology at Abilene Christian University in 2013, with a minor in chemistry. She is certified in project management for development professionals (PMD Pro) from InsideNGO, as well as monitoring & evaluation learning in leadership from WSU. Currently she is pursuing a Master of Science in ecosystem science and management with a focus in rangeland management and GIS. Previously, Emily was the program coordinator for Asia at the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture where she managed over $7.5 million in agriculture development projects.
Outside of work, Emily enjoys camping, gardening, art, cooking and reading.