Emerge Wisconsin Staff

Erin Forrest, Executive Director

Erin E. Forrest is the Executive Director of Emerge Wisconsin, an organization dedicated to inspiring Democratic women to run for office and teaching them the skills they need to win. Before joining Emerge, Erin served on the Waterloo City Council, as Chair of the Democratic Party of Jefferson County, and Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin's County Chairs' Association. Erin lives in Waterloo with her daughter, Paxton and son, Nevin.

Carly Wilson, Program Coordinator

Carly Wilson is a graduate of Emerge Wisconsin's 2015 class. Prior to starting as Program Coordinator Carly spent several years working with Wisconsin's Democratic candidates all across the ballot and in college spent a summer interning in Congresswoman Gwen Moore's Washington, DC office. Carly lives in Milwaukee. In her spare time, she enjoys playing board games with her friends and baking cookies. 

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