Layla R. D'Emilia
Layla D’Emilia previously served as Commissioner of the Division of Occupational Licensure within EOHED for the last three years where she oversaw 265 full-time staff and a budget of $26 million. Prior to joining EOHED, D’Emilia served as a senior member of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, where she coordinated and deployed operational responses and guidance around natural disasters, major weather and infrastructure events, and other significant public safety and homeland security issues. D’Emilia was also Vice President of Violence Intervention and Prevention Programs at Health Imperatives Inc. and held positions focused on domestic and sexual violence prevention and response with Jane Doe Inc. and served on the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Commissioner's Task Force on Campus Safety and Violence Prevention. She is a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College and Suffolk University Law School.