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Erin Merz
Erin Merz

Erin was born and raised in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and is proud to be a Yooper. She moved to Portland in 2013 and joined the Campus Rec team in February 2015.

Erin is a lifelong fitness enthusiast and swam competitively in college. When she unplugs and unwinds, she enjoys running with her super fit German shorthaired pointer, open water swimming, yoga, biking, hiking, camping, traveling, exploring the great outdoors and experiencing Oregon’s craft beer scene.

Erin has a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting from Grand Valley State University, a master’s degree in communications from the New York Institute of Technology and is Accredited in Public Relations (APR). She's also an active member and volunteer with Public Relations Society of America Oregon.

As assistant director for marketing and communications, Campus Rec gives Erin an opportunity to combine her personal passions with over a decade of experience in the communications field.