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Erin McCarthy

Count Us IN
Vice President
Fort Wayne, IN, USA
Erin is a graduate of Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Indiana University O’Neil School of Public & Environmental Affairs, holding dual master’s degrees in Nonprofit Management and Philanthropic Studies.

Throughout her career, Erin has been an advocate for organizations and initiatives that promote inclusive and collaborative voter engagement and community participation. Having moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana to work as Deputy Field Director for Mayor Tom Henry’s re-election campaign, Erin is passionate about helping voters understand the power of their voice, as well as working together to encourage turnout from young and underserved communities.

Currently, Erin serves as Vice President and Outreach Chair of Count Us IN, an Indiana-based movement whose mission is to elevate citizens’ voices and foster inclusive, equitable political participation by encouraging diverse voter turnout, educating citizens on voting rights and protections, combating voter suppression, and cultivating partnerships to create political equity. We Empower and offer tools to increase voter turnout and political participation, especially of minorities and marginalized communities.