Emerge Summit 2019 Planning Committee

Chad Roberts

Name: Chad Roberts

Hefner Law, Land Use and Real Estate Attorney

Role on the committee: Emerge Summit Chair

What’s your relationship to Metro EDGE and/or Emerge Summit? I joined Metro EDGE in 2014. I co-chaired the 2018 Emerge Summit and am honored to chair the 2019 Emerge Summit!

What do you love about Sacramento?
The people.

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Tashina Brito

Name: Tashina Brito

Capital Public Radio’s Community Relations Manager

Role on the committee:
Emerge Summit Co-Chair

What’s your relationship to Metro EDGE and/or Emerge Summit?
I joined Metro EDGE a handful of years ago. My first action item was to find a committee and use it as touchpoint for my involvement with the organization. After a few years with the Development Committee (responsible for educational forums and signature events like Executive Insight), I was given the opportunity to put my event planning skills to further use as I joined the Emerge Summit team. I’ve graduated to Co-Chair and sit on EDGE’s Leadership Council, which has opened to my eyes to how much EDGE does in our community. Get involved. Amazing people are waiting to meet you.

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tina nguyen

Name: Tina Nguyen

Employer/position: Communications & Outreach Project Manager for Educational Testing Service

Role on the committee: Breakout Sessions Lead

What’s your relationship to Metro EDGE and/or Emerge Summit? I have been part of Metro EDGE since 2015 and am excited to help bring forth a dynamic, diverse, and engaging day of sessions that will further the personal and professional goals of the wonderful young professionals of Sacramento!

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sureena johl

Name: Sureena Johl

Employer/position: Marketing Manager, Downtown Commons

Role on the committee: Experience Lead

What’s your relationship to Metro EDGE and/or Emerge Summit? I first joined Metro EDGE in 2015 and was excited to meet other young professionals with a similar love for Sacramento.  As life got busier, my time with Metro EDGE became more limited but I am excited to contribute to the 2019 Emerge Summit by providing fun activations!

What do you love about Sacramento? I love how much we all love supporting local!

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gina mclaughlin

Name: Gina McLaughlin

Employer/position: Content Specialist at VSP Global

Role on the committee: Communications Lead

What’s your relationship to Metro EDGE/Emerge Summit? I’ve been an active member of Metro EDGE since June 2018. In addition to serving on the Emerge committee, I also serve on the Metro EDGE Communications committee as the Blog Channel Owner.

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lauren lebov

Name: Lauren LeBov

Employer/position: Community Impact Coordinator, Sacramento Kings

Role on the committee: Ticket Sales Co-Lead

What’s your relationship to Metro EDGE/Emerge Summit? This is my first involvement with Metro EDGE!

What do you love about Sacramento? The people, the food, Kings basketball (of course), and how close it is to everything!

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danielle henderson

Name: Danielle Estrella-Henderson

Employer/position: Manager, Resource Development at United Way California Capital Region

Role on the committee: I am leading the Give portion of the Emerge Summit.

What’s your relationship to Metro EDGE and/or Emerge Summit? I joined Metro EDGE in late 2018. I immediately gravitated to the Emerge Summit because of the energy it brings to Sacramento and its impact on YPs.

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