Emily Wilkinson

Singer, art director, administrator
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Emily Wilkinson, a sixth-great-niece of Charlie Goodnight, has been singing with her dad Andy for over two decades and was one of the featured performers on the 1994 album Charlie Goodnight: His Life in Poetry and Song.

Since 2014 she has been the Public Art Director for the Texas Tech University System, and before that, was the Helen DeVitt Jones Endowed Manager of Education for the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock, Texas. She holds two master's degrees from Texas Tech University—one in museum science and another in education — and is currently working on her PhD in Higher Education Administration.

Emily and husband, Justin Burrus, have two daughters, Margaux and Maizy.