About Emma Roach
Emma Roach previously served as the Congressional and State Affairs Liaison for the Service’s Alaska Region from 2019-2021. In her role, she also manages the Arctic Youth Ambassadors Program, a partnership between the Service and several nonprofits that elevates diverse youth voices on Arctic issues. Before making her move to Alaska and the Service, Emma worked in D.C. at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where she covered conservation budget and policy issues. Before OMB, Emma attended the University of Maryland, where she earned a B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy and a Master of Public Policy degree. Emma gained her love of fish, wildlife, and the outdoors while growing up in Calvert County, Maryland, a peninsula bordered by the Patuxent River and the Chesapeake Bay. She loves Alaska and spends her spare time hiking, running, fat biking, and cross country skiing with her dog, Nunatak (Nuna for short), around the State.