Emily F. Hinton is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree at Sonoma State University, where she has been a student since 2014. She is studying philosophy with a concentration in pre-law and applied ethics and political science.
Hinton was appointed to the Board of Trustees as a student trustee (non-voting) by California Governor Jerry Brown on June 20, 2017. She will serve through 2019.
Hinton has been chief executive officer and president of the Sonoma State University Associated Students since 2016 and was also an after-school children’s social worker intern at the Committee on the Shelterless from 2015 to 2016.