Erica Christensen Raml
Senior Director of Nutrition Incentives
As Senior Director of Nutrition Incentives, Erica leads Fair Food Network’s nutrition incentive work, including the nonprofit’s Double Up Food Bucks program in Michigan as well as the development and delivery of training and technical assistance services for nutrition incentive practitioners across the country.
Over the past decade, Erica Christensen Raml has worked with communities across the country to increase food access and support local economies. Erica has helped implement eight nutrition incentive programs in Washington, D.C., Little Rock, Arkansas, and New York City. She has been responsible for program outreach, data tracking, design, and implementation for programs operating at farmers’ markets, health clinics, hospitals, and farm share sites. Most recently, she developed values-aligned partnerships and managed operations at a New York City-based food hub. For her work, she was named one of the top 40 under 40 by the Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center. Prior to that she coordinated training and technical assistance programs at the Wallace Center, which supported the growth of value chains and food hubs across the country.
A biracial Chinese-American, Erica holds a master’s degree in global environmental politics from American University and a bachelor’s degree in political science and international studies from the University of Memphis. She enjoys morning runs, spending time outdoors with her husband, and trying every bowl of ramen she can get her hands on.