Erin believes stories unite us and communicating through storytelling creates change and inspires action. Her mission at Butler is to help create written communications that foster change and growth by connecting families to each other and to services that can help them thrive. She focuses on using plain language, working with an equity lens, and promoting the oxford comma.
Erin has been fascinated with storytelling and writing for as long as she can remember. She grew up roaming the woods of Upper Michigan and rural Colorado, always with a book in tow – a habit that became so obsessive there was a strictly enforced “no books at the dinner table” rule in her household.
Her love of stories and the written word has taken her from book publishing in New York City to legislative editing at Colorado’s general assembly. Her continued belief in the importance of public service led her to Butler, where she uses the writing and editing skills she has honed over the last fifteen years to help disseminate her colleagues’ work. Her favorite thing to do is hang out with her son, but she can also commonly be found reading (obviously), hiking, or at the museum – and books are welcome at her dinner table.
University of Colorado, B.S.; B.A. University of Denver, Certificate in Publishing