Emily Torres-Cullinane

Co-Director of Strategic Initiatives

Department: Strategic Initiatives
Phone: 617-933-0735


Emily Torres-Cullinane provides support in the implementation of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s smart growth plan, “MetroFuture: Making a Greater Boston Region”. Ms. Torres-Cullinane garners constituent involvement and spreads awareness on the various campaigns and activities involved in the plan.

Prior to joining MAPC, Ms. Torres-Cullinane was a Partnership Specialist for the 2010 Census working in community outreach and public awareness. Specifically, she worked with local community organizations and college students in the New England Region. Before that she worked as a Meetings/Event Planner and Program Coordinator for the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University.

Ms. Torres-Cullinane earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and a Minor in Spanish at Suffolk University. She is a graduate of the Commonwealth Seminar and the Initiative for Diversity in Civic Leadership (IDCL). Emily serves on the board of Suffolk University’s Young Alumni Advisory Group and volunteers for the Cedar Grove Civic Association in Dorchester, MA.

Areas of Expertise: Community Outreach, Civic Engagement, Program Development, Public Relations, Event Planning, Fluency in Spanish