Emmett Schelling is currently the Executive Director for the Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT), which is the largest statewide transgender/gender non-conforming (TGNC) led and focused non-profit organization in Texas that advocates for TGNC Texans though advocacy of policy on municipal statewide levels. TENT also works to empower TGNC Texans through a diverse selection of educational programming and panels. He also served as the president of the San Antonio Gender Association (SAGA) from 2016-2017.
He is often invited to speak with political leaders and their staff, medical professionals, legal professionals, social workers, college students, parents, as well as trans identified students surrounding many different issues that the transgender community faces or intersects with. He’s been featured in numerous local media outlets throughout Texas, nationally, and worldwide, including Newsweek, Refinery29, The Hill, Slate, and HuffPost to name a few. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, attending sporting events, and spending time with his family and friends.