Erica GoodmanNew York Regional Director
Erica works closely with the New York regional staff to develop and lead AFT programs in New York. Before re-joining AFT, she worked as associate director of corporate partnerships at FoodCorps. Throughout her career, Erica has fostered collaborative partnerships and led communications strategies, including a previous stint with AFT’s national communications team, and before that, managing a $1.2 million grant portfolio at the United States Golf Association. Since 2016, Erica has served as representative-at-large for urban, suburban, and rural non-farm interests on the New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee. Erica grew up on a family dairy farm in upstate New York, where she saw firsthand the challenges and opportunities of generational transition. Erica completed undergraduate work at Middlebury College and holds a Master of Arts in mass communications research from the University of Colorado at Boulder.