Director of Government Affairs & Federal Fellowship Initiative
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Eryn serves as the Director for NACo’s Government Affairs Department. In this capacity, she assists in Legislative and Executive Branch outreach and advocacy of the association’s legislative priorities and policy development. Over the last year, she has specialized in monitoring the implementation of the CARES Act's Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) and the American Rescue Plan Act's (ARPA) Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (Recovery Fund) at the local level. Eryn also staffs NACo’s Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Policy Steering Committee. In this capacity, she works with county officials across the nation to set NACo’s policies on matters pertaining to the financial resources of counties, fiscal management, federal assistance, municipal borrowing, county revenues, federal budget, federal tax reform, elections and Native American issues. She also staffed the Human Services and Education Policy Steering Committee and served as a Legislative Assistant. Additionally, Eryn serves as the staff liaison to the National Association of County Intergovernmental Relations Officials (NACIRO).
Before joining NACo, Eryn worked as an Environmental Assistant at the Accord Group where she worked with the organization’s clientele on matters pertaining to sustainability, conservation and public health.