Emylene Aspilla

San Francisco International Airport
Director | Social Responsibility and Community Sustainability

As the San Francisco International Airport's (SFO) Director of Social Responsibility and Community Sustainability, Emylene Aspilla is responsible for developing and implementing programs and services that promote the social and economic well-being of the Airport's communities. In addition to the Airport’s various economic, workforce, and community development programs, Emylene oversees the Quality Standards Program (QSP), an industry-leading initiative that establishes training, equipment, and compensation and benefits standards for airlines and service providers whose employees perform services impacting safety and security at SFO.

Prior to joining the SFO team, Emylene was the Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Office of Economic and Workforce Development at the City and County of San Francisco, where she led policy and planning efforts and implemented special projects. Emylene gained significant experience managing education, workforce and community development programs, building and implementing public/private partnerships, and working with diverse constituents and stakeholders across multiple systems including the public sector, private sector, K-12 education system, and post-secondary institutions through management roles at San Francisco community-based organizations Jewish Vocational Service, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, and Episcopal Community Services.