We are excited to welcome Erica to R5DC!
Erica joins our team as a Regional Development Planner. Her responsibilities include facilitating community development and economic development projects, with an emphasis on program implementation focused on energy, environment and pandemic planning. Erica will assist local units of government and businesses with various other planning and ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusion practices are incorporated into existing and new policies, rules, programs and proposals.
Erica joins us after working several years at Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL) in Backus, MN. She holds bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Policy and Global Studies from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. Erica currently serves on the 100 Rural Women board.