Erin Jemison, Board Chair
Erin Jemison is an independent consultant focused on supporting nonprofit, government, and community organizations through policy analysis and development, legislative education and advocacy, program design and implementation, and special project facilitation. Erin brings over 20 years of experience as a collaborative leader, practitioner, and policy analyst in domestic and sexual violence issues, criminal and juvenile justice reform, and economic opportunity for women and families. This includes overseeing legislative analysis and strategy in multiple states as a Policy Manager at the Crime and Justice Institute, as well as developing and leading the first statewide policy program focused on Utah women and families as Director of Public Policy at YWCA Utah. Erin also served as Executive Director of the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, where she managed all operations and government relations and directed statewide technical assistance and public policy focused on supporting survivors, reducing sexual offense recidivism, and promoting public safety. Erin is dedicated to bringing people to the table to find effective, inclusive, and sustainable approaches to complex issues. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from William Smith College and a Master of Public Administration from Montana State University.