Emily Goddard has been named Associate Director for Public Administration and Community Development for the Northern Kentucky Area Development District (NKADD).
Emily recently served as senior manager of grantmaking at United Way of Greater Cincinnati, managing a team that implements social service investment programs across the region. In this role, Emily administered multiple public funding streams and worked with various partners including elected officials, local government staff and nonprofit partners to implement programs.
Emily was honored in 2017 by the American Planning Association Kentucky Chapter with the Outstanding Young Planner award.
“Emily’s experience in grant making and her knowledge of the Northern Kentucky communities that we serve will strengthen NKADD and help us expand the technical resources we provide to the region, said NKADD Executive Director Tara Johnson-Noem. “I am thrilled that Emily has joined our team.”
She holds a master’s in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in International Studies. She lives in Edgewood with her husband, Jeremy, and their three dogs: Coal, Jax, and Winston.