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emily Gilliland

AmeriCorps: Volunteer Maryland
Camp Fire
Portland, Oregon

Emily has extensive experience in building and managing strong, high impact organizations at the local, state and national levels. As President and CEO of Camp Fire Columbia, Emily leads a team of 200 staff engaging over 3,000 young people in the community. Her experience also includes lead content development for the first launch of freedomcorps.gov, the White House’s landmark volunteerism website, creating Portland State University’s first certificate in service learning as well as serving as Executive Director of Oregon Campus Compact then HandsOn Network, a network of over 250 volunteer centers. Gilliland is a two-time AmeriCorps alum with Volunteer Maryland! and has served more than nine years between two state commissions on service and volunteerism, including serving as the Chair of the Oregon Commission for Voluntary Action and Service. Emily holds a philosophy degree from Indiana University and a master’s in liberal arts from St. John’s College.