Currently working on a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education

Master of Science - Miami University (Ohio)

  • College Student Personnel

Bachelors of Applied Arts - Saginaw Valley State University

  • Double Major: Management

Professional Organizations:

American College Personnel Association (ACPA) - College Student Educators International

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

Campus Compact for Michigan


Erica has been at CMU since August of 2012. Before joining the Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center team, she worked in a variety of student affairs functional areas including student activities, leadership prgramming, career and academic advising, residence life, and fraternity and sorority life. Erica received her M.S. in College Student Personnel from Miami University (Ohio) in 2008 and her Bachelors of Professional Accountancy from Saginaw Valley State University in 2005. 

Erica has two children and a dog with her partner, Matt, who is also a faculty member at CMU. Erica loves movies, food, concerrs, traveling, and lakes.


Peck, MI

High School:

Peck High School

Favorite CMU Memory:

Hard to pick! Alternative Breaks Site Leader Retreats and Commencements are a few highlights.

Favorite Place on Campus:

The Bovee University Center lower level. It's an awesome place to connect with awesome students and colleagues.

Advice for Incoming Students:

Don't be afraid to ask for help - college can be hard for so many different reasons, and get involved - it's where you'll practice important career-related skills and make the best college memories.

Fun Facts:

  • Erica is a first-generation college student.
  • Erica really loves watching movies.
  • Erica lived a sorority house for the first four years of her marriage.

Contact Erica:


Phone: 989-774-7685

Bovee UC 106