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Erika Hollis

Erika Hollis

Clean Water Director

Erika Hollis joined Upstate Forever in 2008. Since that time she has been working on projects related to stormwater management and low-impact development techniques. Her responsibilities also include educating municipal governments, the development community, and the general public on the impacts of non-point source pollution on water quality in our communities. Erika also led Upstate Forever’s efforts to involve citizens in water quality monitoring through the Adopt-A-Stream program.

Erika holds a BS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MS from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Her previous experience includes work as a Watershed Manager in central Pennsylvania, studying bacterial contamination in the Great Lakes, and as an AmeriCorps volunteer on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. She enjoys using her skills and experience to help protect water and air quality in Upstate South Carolina.

Erika lives in Greenville with her husband, daughter, dog, and two cats.

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