External Affairs Director
Erin VanSickle serves as Director of External Affairs for Volunteer Florida. With over a decade of experience in public affairs and communications, she previously served as Vice President of Communications and Marketing for the Florida Medical Association. Prior to that she founded a full-service Florida communications firm advising local and statewide clients, including legislative, political, issue advocacy, energy, and trade associations.
She has served as Communications Director for the Republican Party of Florida and as Press Secretary for the Florida Senate Majority Office. She is a proud member of the American Council of Young Political Leaders, serving as a member of the 2014 U.S. delegation to Vietnam and Myanmar to work with young political, elected, and entrepreneurial leaders.
VanSickle is a member of Connect Florida Class VI and serves on the Board of Directors. She is a member of the Board of Directors for The Village Square, a Trustee for the Awesome Foundation in Tallahassee, and a Commissioner on the Tallahassee-Leon County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls. She founded the Tallahassee Lean In Network.