Ericka joined the Surfrider Foundation in 2007 as the Florida Regional Manager and now oversees the Youth Leadership Program. With years of volunteer and field experience, Ericka provides youth engagement opportunities for students and chapters around the country. As a passionate member of the Foundation, Ericka plays a vital role in developing the future leaders of our organization. She’s served on a number of environmental taskforces and has been working to protect our coasts far before her time at Surfrider. When not leading our youth, Ericka loves hiking, surfing, fly-fishing and triathlons.