Commission application number 110 submitted by Emily Steemers on 06/10/2020

First Name Emily
Middle Name/Initial N
Last Name Steemers
Voter Unique Identification number 2158508536
Ethnicity Self-describe
Gender Female
Age 25-34
Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Major Pursued Psychology and Neuroscience
What is your occupation? MBA Student
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78701
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78701
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? No
Are you applying to be the student member of the commission? Yes
Are you a student enrolled in a community college or university in the City of Austin? Yes
Been appointed to a state or city office? No
Been elected to a state or city office? No
Been a candidate for a state or city office? No
Served as an officer, employee, or paid consultant of a political party? No
Served as an officer, employee, or paid consultant of the campaign committee of a candidate for elective state, county, or city office? No
Been a registered state or local lobbyist? No
A paid employee of the City of Austin? No
A person performing paid services under a professional services contract with the City of Austin? No
A person performing paid services under a professional or personal services contract to the City Council of the City of Austin or to any individual member of the City Council of the City of Austin? No
A controlling person of a person performing paid services under a professional or personal services contract to any member of the City Council of the City of Austin? No
Contribute or bundle one thousand dollars ($1,000) or more in aggregate to candidates for City of Austin elective office? No
Please describe your relevant analytical skills. Experienced with Excel, r, Jamovi - analyzed data of over 4 million people in my prior career as a business consultant , and have taken three data and statistics classes in my first year of my MBA
Please describe your ability to be impartial. My goal with the application to this committee is to serve the people of Austin as best as possible, putting aside any personally held beliefs and working to understand and reflect the perspectives of all of Austin's citizens. I will ensure accuracy in data collection and data analysis to eliminate as much bias as possible.
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. Each of the neighborhoods in the City of Austin has an incredible history that is worth understanding and sharing. Learning both about the city's history has given me new appreciation for all the citizens that came before I did. This opportunity to reflect Austin's diverse culture and impact the direction of Austin for the next number of years is enormously significant.
Please provide your employment history. My previous career before my MBA was in business consulting, where I spent most of my time creating and working through traditional project cycles of: gathering data (both qualitative and quantitative), analyzing that data, developing solutions alongside various stakeholders, and implementing those solutions. I have extensive experience interviewing people from all different backgrounds and telling stories with data.
Please provide any other information you wish to be considered during the selection of the most qualified applicants for the Commission. The significance and importance of this commission is not lost on me, and I would be honored to serve the City of Austin and its people in this way.
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? From family or friend
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Disclaimer Signature Emily Nguyen Steemers
District District 9
Does this application qualify? Yes