Emily Sass is a former Distinguished Senior Fellow for Next Generation Texas at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

Before coming to the Foundation in 2016, Emily served on Sen. Ted Cruz’s state staff as deputy regional director for North Texas, functioning as the senator’s liaison on all policy topics to a 14-county region. She has worked as staff in the Texas House of Representatives and on multiple campaigns.

Emily holds a B.A. in music from Thomas Edison State University and a certificate in education finance from Georgetown University. She is a trained classical musician and a former teacher.