Seymour Institute
​Mobilizing the Black Church for Policy Initiatives

Emily Hardman
Canterbury Fellow

Emily Hardman joined Becket as Legal Communications Director in 2011. Emily graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University, and obtained her law degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School.  Emily is currently a Legal Fellow.

Emily has been an active spokesperson for the cause of religious freedom.  Emily’s work has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, CBN, EWTN, National Law Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, Associated Press, Huffington Post, and the Daily Show.  Emily has helped win five landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases.

Before coming to Becket, Emily’s legal career included: Special Assistant to the 75th US Attorney General, research fellow at Oxford University, the Utah Supreme Court, the Queen’s High Court in London, a District Attorney’s office, an international firm in London, and clerking for the Senate Judiciary Committee.  She is barred in the State of Utah.


Bishop Charles E. Blake, Presiding Bishop,

Church of God In Christ


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Speaker Profiles 2017

Pat MacMillan is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Triaxia Partners. As managing partner, Pat allocates his time across a number of strategic client initiatives. Pat’s seasoned expertise in strategy, leadership development, and team building practices has made a difference in client performance and results for over 30 years.

Prior to founding Triaxia, Pat was involved in training thousands of executives in seminars throughout Europe, Canada, Africa, and the U.S. while serving as Executive Vice President for Leadership Dynamics, a management training and consulting firm.

Pat is the author of Hiring Excellence – Six Steps to Making Good People Decisions. His most recent book, The Performance Factor(2001), helps readers unlock the secrets of high performance teamwork.

Pat served as a 1st Lieutenant in the Berlin Brigade during which time he received the U.S. Army Commendation Medal (1968-1970). A Seattle native, he holds an M.B.A. and B.A. from the University of Washington, serves on the Board of Directors for UNUM/Provident, MetoKote Corporation, and several foundations and non-profit organizations.