Board of Directors

In addition to our full-time staff Emerge Pennsylvania has a diverse group of 17 board members working in counties across the state who are dedicated to mentoring, recruiting and creating opportunities for women to get involved in the political process at every level

Apply to Join the Board of Directors

Emerge PA Executive Board

Mary Jo Daley
State Representative & Emerge Pennsylvania Co-Founder

Tina Davis
State Representative & Emerge Pennsylvania Co-Founder

Nikki Lu
Executive Director, State Innovation Exchange PA

Aubrey Montgomery
Principal, Rittenhouse Political Partners

Keyva Clark
Communication Analyst at the City of Pittsburgh



Emerge PA Board

Helen Hortsmann-Allen
COO, Fastmail

Blayre Holmes Davis
Director of Community Partnerships, Adagio Health

Vanessa Gervasi DeRose
Finance Consultant

Abigail Gardner
Scottie Public Relations

Marita Garrett
Mayor of Wilkinsburg

Salomé Johnson
Community Organizer

Tracy Lawless
Government Affaris Advisor, K&L Yates

Marian Moskowitz
2014 Candidate for Pennsylvania House District 157

Ashley Muir
Principal & Brand Strategist, Intelativity

Rupali Patel Shah
Corporate and Commercial Counsel at American Water

Michele Vaughn
Regional Director, Pennsylvania Federation of Democratic Women

Jessica Way
Teacher, School District of Philadelphia

Megan Winters
Deputy Political Director for Tom Wolf for Governor