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Staci Emm

Board Chair

Staci Emm is a member of the Yerington Paiute Tribe, and works as an Extension Educator in Mineral County, Nevada. In her position, she manages budgets, supervises staff, secures grant funding and works closely with representatives from local, tribal, federal and state government to provide need-based educational programming. She worked as a newspaper reporter and a Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program (FRTEP) Coordinator for Nevada Tribes before she accepted her current position. Emm has produced professional development curriculum for USDA employees focused on understanding American Indian populations in the West and continues to conduct research in this area. Emm also raises registered Black Angus cattle with her father and sister on the family ranch on the Walker River reservation. Emm holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations and business management from the University of Nevada, Reno and a master’s of agriculture degree from Colorado State University.

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