Tribal Educator: Tribal Governance and Leadership and Community Engagement
Emily Proctor, MSW, BASW, earned her degrees from Michigan State University - School of Social Work. She is a citizen of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Harbor Springs, Michigan, and serves as a Tribal Extension Educator, Community, Food & Environment Institute for Michigan Trial Communities, with her home office located in Emmet County, Michigan State University Extension. As the Tribal Extension Educator her projects include the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs in the areas of Tribal Governance, Gerontology, Diversity, and youth leadership. She currently is a board member of the Michigan Indian Education Council. She has also worked as a Child Protective Services Worker, as an associate Child Welfare Commissioner and was elected for the third time to be the Speaker of the Annual Community for her Tribal Nation. She enjoys making quilts as a way to contribute to her community.