Emilie Schulz, CIPP/G

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Texas Health and Human Services

Deputy Chief Privacy Officer

Emilie Schulz is the Deputy Chief Privacy Officer responsible for auditing and compliance at the Texas Health and Human Services. In this role, she creates and maintains programs that allow the agency to monitor its compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and internal policies. Her work includes establishing a Privacy Impact Assessment program and developing policies and processes for onsite privacy walkthroughs and audits throughout the agency. Emilie has been with Texas HHS since April 2015. Prior to her promotion she was a Senior Privacy Officer who focused on the agency’s incident response needs.

Emilie earned a Bachelor of Arts from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, VA and then spent 5 years working as a paralegal for a law firm in Washington, D.C. Deciding she did not want to pursue a law degree, Emilie attended the University of Michigan where she studied information policy and earned a Master of Science in Information, graduating in the spring of 2011. She spent the next several years as a privacy contractor with federal agencies, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Veteran’s Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Emilie moved to Austin, Texas in September 2014 and spent several months as a Privacy Analyst with Indeed.com before she joined Texas HHS.