Emily Bloomfield is a DC Public Charter School board member, and currently leading a startup initiative to address the educational needs of pre-teens and teens in foster care. She also serves on the board of the DC College Success Foundation. Most recently, Ms. Bloomfield served as a Senior Policy Advisor to Stand for Children. Prior experience includes serving as an elected a member of the Board of Education in the Santa-Monica-Mailbu Unified School District (SMMUSD) in California where she served as Vice-President and President of the Board. Other previous employment includes working as a product manager for CitySearch, a Senior Associate in Marketing and Strategic planning at the Los Angeles Times, and as a Senior Economist at LMC international.