Emily Risinger, SITES AP
Planning & Urban Design Manager
Emily guides visionary projects that meet at the intersection of design, civic engagement, and placemaking through the lens of equity and inclusion to make the heart of our community a better place for all. Emily also helps lead our Place & Planning and Urban Mobility Committees.
Emily is a SITES AP Accredited Professional and a National Charrette Institute Certified facilitator. She brings valuable experience from her time as a consultant, where she led in strategic projects including capital improvement plans, mobility studies, and sustainability certifications, to name a few. She received a master’s in community and regional planning and a bachelor’s degree in urban studies from the University of Texas at Austin.