Erica has always wanted to make a difference in peoples’ lives, especially children. In 2014, Erica ran for School Board Member to have a greater opportunity to better serve her community and all the children of Palm Beach County. On November 4, 2014, she was elected to the Palm Beach County School Board for District 4, taking office on November 18, 2014. Erica is a native Floridian with a passion for our community and the health, achievement, and success of our children. Born and raised in South Florida, Erica attended The University of Florida where she received a Bachelor of Health Science Education and Emory University where she earned a Master of Public Health.
During her time on the School Board, she has championed public health issues. She is currently the Chair of the United Way’s Childhood Hunger Action Committee. She serves on The American Heart Association Palm Beach County Market Board, The Criminal Justice Committee, The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board, Early Childhood Cabinet, and is a member of Leadership Florida.