Erica Bloom has a M.S. in Environmental Health and Justice from the University of Montana. Originally from Michigan, she has worked in Michigan's environmental and food systems movement since 2010. She has experience in program development, policy, coalition building, and grant writing. She worked for the Michigan League of Conservation Voters before transitioning to Growing Hope in Ypsilanti where she became the Assistant Director. Now, at the Ecology Center she focuses on leading the Great Lakes PFAS Action Network and supporting projects through the organization’s Healthy Stuff Lab.