Erika is the Chief Membership and Advocacy Officer at Meals on Wheels America. In this position, she oversees education and training, grant making and group discount programs, and all advocacy initiatives designed to support and strengthen the nationwide network of local senior nutrition providers and the individuals they serve. Erika is responsible for developing and assisting State Associations and ensuring overall Membership satisfaction and engagement.
Prior to joining Meals on Wheels America in January 2011, Erika worked as a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Ike Skelton of Missouri. Her legislative portfolio on Capitol Hill focused on hunger, poverty, welfare and human services, education, among others. Erika graduated from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, with a BA in Social Sciences and completed minors in politics, economics, and secondary education.
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