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Erin is an impressive planner and recent graduate with ingenuity and drive. She has a developing range of experience including resilience planning, bike share feasibility analysis and implementation, environmental research, and urban design. Her public speaking skills and grant writing experience make her an excellent communicator. She has an affinity for environmental issues and passion for creating a sustainable future through community planning.

Erin’s work includes successful grant writing, research and public communications. She has designed strategies and conducted field surveys addressing flood protection, open space and housing conditions. She has a solid understanding of land use policies, zoning codes, and plan review. Erin is an excellent writer who produces comprehensive, organized reports. Her eagerness to serve the community is evident in her outreach efforts where her sincere personality shines. Erin has special interests in climate adaptive planning, transportation planning, and using planning as a tool to meet the needs of a community's vulnerable populations.

Erin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban and Regional Studies from Cornell University, with a Minor in Environmental Studies and Sustainability. Her education and talents extend to graphic design and geographic information systems (GIS). In her free time, Erin volunteers with Sutro Stewards and loves exploring the Bay Area in search of a good hike and good food.