A long-time resident of the Philadelphia area, Erin came to Eisenhower Fellowships in the year 2000 after living for two years in Sichuan, China. The first foreigner to represent the U.S. Peace Corps in this remote rural area, Erin with her husband Ron, piloted a college teacher-training program. Prior to living in China, Erin wrote and conducted research for an educational research center in Philadelphia, earned a master’s degree in education, and taught for several years on the secondary level. She previously worked as a Program Officer for International Programs at EF, was the Director of the USA Program, and served as Senior Director of Fellowship Programs where she oversaw the recruitment and selection of Fellows, seminars, and the programmatic development of approximately 70 Eisenhower Fellowships annually, and beginning in 2015, serves as Vice President, Programs & Operations. She enjoys reading, running, and watching her three kids play soccer.