Erin J. Hoppe
Erin J. Hoppe is a cultural administrator, researcher, and advocate. Erin is the Executive Director of VSA Ohio, the state organization on arts and disability, where she has worked to make the arts and arts education more accessible since 2008. Erin holds a Masters in Cultural Policy & Arts Administration from The Ohio State University and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from University of California, San Diego. She is also adjunct faculty in the Department of Arts Administration, Education, and Policy at The Ohio State University, teaching courses on creative cities, cultural literacy, and audience development. Erin was a Fellow in the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders program and the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s 2013 Emerging Arts Leader. She is Vice Chair of the Columbus Arts Marketing Association and Certified Tourism Ambassador. Erin is passionate about the power of creativity to facilitate understanding and connections, promoting inclusive communities, and bird watching.