Erika Young is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Transportation for America, where she creates the diverse coalition necessary to advance T4America’s policy and program efforts. Additionally, Erika seeks and explores new development opportunities that extend T4America’s mission. Prior to T4America, Erika served as Transportation Director at the National Association of Regional Councils where she developed and implemented the transportation policy and program for regional planning organizations nationwide. Erika possesses extensive knowledge of U.S. congressional procedure and policy where she served on the House Budget Committee; Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee; and for former Congressman Rahall (WV-03) as his legislative director. Erika has a master’s degree in corporate and non-profit communication from Johns Hopkins University.