The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning
Lead, Democratic Engagement
Erin leads the Big Ten Voting Challenge, a competition to increase student voter registration and turnout across the Big Ten Conference. Her work also focuses on diversifying the pipeline of future candidates for public office, and advancing civic dialogue through the WeListen Staff Series.
Erin holds a Master's degree in Education from the City University of New York and a Bachelor's degree in Women's and Gender Studies from UM-Dearborn. She is a former special education teacher in the New York City public school system.
A 2015 Fellow of the Michigan Political Leadership Program, Erin began her first term as a Dearborn City Councilwoman in 2018, representing 100,000 residents. She currently serves on two alumni boards at the UM-Dearborn campus, and she is passionate about gender equity and environmental justice. In her free time, Erin enjoys renovating her house, reading and travelling.