Erin Croyle is a journalist and writer who serves as Communications Specialist for the Center for Family Involvement, an organization that provides informational and emotional support for families and individuals affected by disability. She has worked for National Geographic and Al Jazeera English both in Washington, D.C. and Southeast Asia.
She was working in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia when her first child was born. His diagnosis of Down syndrome sent her career on a new trajectory. She moved back to the DC area with her husband and immersed herself in disability rights advocacy on the local, state, and national levels. In Virginia, she was appointed by Alexandria's City Council to serve as vice-chair of their Community Services Board.
Erin is Partners In Policy Making alumnus (Virginia 2014, New York 2019) and has worked for The Arc of Virginia. She was elected to the Ithaca Board of Education in 2019.
Erin lives in the Northeast neighborhood of Ithaca with her husband Daniel Sheire and their 3 young children who all are part of the ICSD.
Erin serves as a member of the Finance and Legislative Advocacy committees. She is a BoE Liaison to DeWitt Middle School, IPEI and IPEI Roundtable, and Co-Liaison to the Special Education Parent Teacher Association (SEPTA).