Erik is a non-profit leader with expertise in grant administration, capacity building, and strategic planning. A connector, Erik has focused his professional career on advocating for causes and serving communities in the areas of child abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS, cancer awareness and research, and public health. He has served as a bilingual case manager, community organizer, and fundraiser for a number of organizations. Currently, Erik is a Program Officer at the Colorado Health Foundation where he oversees grant administration in the areas of Access to Care and Behavioral Health. A Colorado Native, Erik is also a dedicated volunteer for the Chinook Fund and an avid travel and concert goer with his wife, Laura.