AmeriCorps Program Director

Erika Abusharkh-Director

Erika Abusharkh

Erika Abusharkh (she/her) joined CWRTP at the start of 2018 as the AmeriCorps Partnering to Protect Children Program (APPC) Program Director. As a former AmeriCorps member, she is passionate about volunteer service.

Erika has previously worked for the Iowa Department of Human Services, and she also has leadership experience in the nonprofit world. Adding to her interests, over the past few decades Erika enjoyed opportunities to live abroad as an educator and volunteer in East Asia and South America.

A graduate of Graceland University in Iowa and Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada, Erika holds both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree in sociology.

APPC Program Director, Erika (right) alongside other AmeriCorps state program directors at the Iowa Association of School Counselors conference.