Jennifer Drake is the Vice President of the Board of Emerge. She grew up in Coeur d’Alene and attended the University of Idaho and the University of St Andrews in Scotland. After living and working in Los Angeles and Washington DC, she returned to Idaho to work as Media Director for Pita Pit USA. She is also the Chairman of the Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission and the owner of The Crown & Thistle, a traditional British-style pub in the heart of downtown Coeur d’Alene. Jennifer is currently raising three children with her husband Benjamin. In her spare time, she is an artist and remains active in the community.