Emily Therese Cloyd serves as the Engagement and Outreach Lead for the USGCRP National Coordination Office. In this role, Emily leads the development and implementation of USGCRP’s stakeholder engagement and communication strategy and related activities. She has been at USGCRP since 2007, and previously served as the Public Participation and Engagement Coordinator for the National Climate Assessment and Carbon Cycle / Ecosystems Coordinator. She was also a Contributing Author to the Decision Support chapter of the Third National Climate Assessment. In 2006, she served as a Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research. Emily holds a Master’s degree in Conservation Biology (State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry) and a Bachelor’s degree in Plant Biology (University of Michigan), and has completed advanced coursework and research in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy at SUNYESF.