Erin Tor is from Bozeman, Montana, and currently serves as Director of Communications at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Prior to her work at the Batten School, Erin was appointed by Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to serve as Director of Communications for the District’s health and human services portfolio. From 2010 to 2017, she held a variety of roles at the Peace Corps, including Press Director and Deputy Communications Director, positions appointed by President Obama. During her time at the Peace Corps, Erin led communications for the agency’s Let Girls Learn program, an initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, and worked with Peace Corps volunteers around the world to capture and tell their stories. She was selected as a member of the Obama Administration’s Public Affairs Leadership Program and a recipient of the Peace Corps’ Distinguished Service Award.