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Get to Know Erica

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*26-year resident of Wheaton.

*Married and Mother of two boys that were raised through the Wheaton Public schools along with a multitude of community organizations (it takes a village - or city). 

*Wheaton City Councilwoman At-Large since 2019. 

*29 years high school civics and psychology teacher - current

*Bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University in Social Science Education.

*Master’s degree from Northern Illinois University in Political Science through the James Madison Memorial Foundation Fellowship Award.

*Elected member of Illinois Education Association Board of Directors - current and active.

*Boy Scout Citizenship Merit Badge Counselor 2013-2018.

*Teacher representative of Glenbard District 87 Student Performance and Achievement Committee 2013-2016.

*Teacher representative of Glenbard District 87 Collaboration & Communication Committee 2010-2014.

*Mentor for IL-06 Students Say Enough student community activist group.

*Milton 3 Democratic Precinct Committeeman – current and active.

*Active volunteer in my church and other local community organizations. 

*Member League of Women Voters, Wheaton - current and active.

Jeremy, Erica, Colin, Nathan and Toby

"No matter which hat Erica is wearing, she’s dedicated to being an active and informed citizen while more importantly, she’s focused on giving her students, her friends, her family and her overall community the tools and encouragement to be active citizens in their own right."  

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