Associate Director, Carolina Center for Public Service
Emily Williamson Gangi works closely with the director and staff to carry out the principal functions of the Center, including: administration, program planning and management, communications, assessment and evaluation, and resource development. Emily received her bachelor’s degree in political science and master’s degree in public administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As an undergraduate, she served as student body vice president and while in the MPA program was chief of staff of the Graduate and Professional Student Federation. Prior to joining the Center, she directed strategic planning for the North Carolina Community College System and spent eight years at Western Piedmont Community College in a variety of positions, including vice president for student development and executive director of Western Piedmont Foundation. Emily served on the Hildebran Town Council, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Advisory Panel, and the board of directors of Burke Economic Development Council, Blue Ridge Healthcare Foundation, and the Community Foundation of Burke County. Emily received the UNC Distinguished Young Alumnus Award in 2009.
Phone: (919) 843-7567
Office: Wilson St.
Program connections: Carolina Engagement Council, Faculty Engaged Scholars, Community-Campus Partnerships, and Engagement Outcomes