Emily Stump has a broad range of experience in the biotechnology industry that includes qualification and validation, quality control testing, aseptic manufacturing, clean room management, quality risk management, and creation and implementation of quality systems. She holds a BS in Microbiology and a MS in Bioengineering from Colorado State University. Ms. Stump has expertise in creating and implementing quality risk management programs, facilitating risk assessments, and managing risk remediation activities. Ms. Stump serves on the Advisory Board for the Bioscience Technology Program at Portland Community College and helped to develop the Applied Quality Practices course, for which she guest lectures on the subject of risk assessments and risk management. Ms. Stump has been actively involved in ISPE since 2006 when she founded the Colorado State University (CSU) Student Chapter. She previously served in leadership positions on the Board of Directors for the Rocky Mountain Chapter through 2011 until she relocated to the Pacific Northwest. Ms. Stump served as the Co-Chair of the ISPE International Young Professionals Committee and is currently the Vice President of the Pacific Northwest Chapter. Additionally, she is the Chair of the Oregon Bio Science Association Events Planning Committee. She is also the Chair and founder of a new focus group, Oregon Bio Women, whose mission is to enhance the professional and personal success of women engaged in the life science community.