Erin serves as the Vice President of Health Initiatives for the Colorado Children’s Campaign, leading efforts to improve health insurance coverage and quality for Colorado’s kids, improve access to health services, and ensure that every child has healthy places to live, learn, and play. Prior to joining the Children’s Campaign in September 2015, Erin worked on the Accountable Care Collaborative team at the Colorado Department of Health Policy and Financing. She has extensive experience evaluating federal, state, and local policies related to Medicaid, CHIP, the Affordable Care Act, and public health programs as well as working with legislators, policymakers, constituents, and other stakeholders to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations. Her professional experiences range from serving as a WIC Educator and Local Area Retail Coordinator for Denver Health to serving as a Special Assistant in the HHS Office of Planning and Evaluation in Washington DC and as a Health Policy Adviser and Budget Analyst for the U.S. House Budget Committee.
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.