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Erika VanDyke

Program Officer

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Joined the Community Foundation:

Inspirational Quote:

We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better. 

J.K. Rowling

What Erika does:

Erika works with the Foundation’s restricted funds, including the Nonprofit Technical Assistance fund and our regional affiliates, and takes a leadership role with the activities of the Youth Grant Committee. 

What she did before:

Erika was a Kent School Services Network Coordinator at West Elementary in Wyoming Public Schools.

When Erika isn't working:

She loves to spend time reading at the beach in the sunshine, having happy hour with people who make her laugh, and watching The West Wing.

A few of Erika's favorite things…

Place to send out-of-towners:
Lake Michigan
Place to eat or drink:
Grits at 40 Acres, margaritas at Donkey, and everything at El Granjero
Part of her job:
Getting to hear about people’s dreams for their community