Erin leads the health policy work of the Colorado Children’s Campaign to improve health insurance coverage and quality for Colorado’s kids, expand access to health services for Colorado families, and ensure that every child has healthy places to live, learn and play. She has led policy initiatives to strengthen the state’s Maternal Mortality Review Committee, improve access to school lunches, expand access to family planning services and oral health care, and improve pregnancy-related behavioral health. Her professional experiences include service as a WIC Educator and Local Area Retail Coordinator, a Special Assistant in the HHS Office of Planning and Evaluation, a Health Policy Adviser and Budget Analyst for the U.S. House Budget Committee and working with stakeholders in the Colorado Medicaid Program. Erin graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder and earned a Master’s in Public Health Policy from Columbia University. Erin serves on the Board Advisory Group for Connect for Health Colorado. She is also a graduate of Smoky Hill High School in Aurora, Colorado.
Things You May Not Know:Hometown: Aurora, Colorado
College: University of Colorado at Boulder
Masters: Public Health Policy from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health
Favorite Children’s Book: "Green Eggs and Ham," by Dr. Seuss
Favorite Thing About Life In Colorado: The Rocky Mountains are one of the most impressive city backdrops in the world.
Favorite Denver Restaurant: Street-Side Tacos
If You Were A Car, What Kind You Would Be: As Scooter
Best Thing About Working At CCC: Fighting for what’s best for Colorado kids alongside an amazing team.
Your Greatest Extravagance: Pedicures
Most Likely To Be Found On A Slow Friday Afternoon: Walking in City Park with my husband and our dog.
Favorite Colorado Getaway: Vail in the summer with my family.
Favorite Sports Team: USA Women’s Soccer
Night Owl or Early Bird: Contrite Night Owl
Thing You Can’t Live Without: Coffee, Preferably Drip
Favorite Book: Public Law 111-148, kidding, kind of. Probably "Pillars of the Earth" by Ken Follett.
Talent You Would Most Like To Have: To be able to sing, even just a little.