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2005 Corpsmember of the Year: Erik Hurd
Erik Hurd enrolled in the EOC/Fresno Local Conservation Corps (LCC) in October, 2003 and has served on most crews operating at the LCC. He has established himself as a leader in this Corps and in the wider Corps community. In August, 2004, Erik was elected to the Board of Directors of the Conservation Corps Institute, and in November Erik was elected by his peers to be Vice President of the Fresno LCC Corpsmember Council. Erik is married and he and his wife are expecting their first child in July 2005. He will continue his education at Fresno City College, concurrent to enrollment at LCC. Erik’s major is in Business Administration.
— “I’ve learned to set my goals much higher than I might have without this experience. I’ve realized that I am talented, that I can make a good living to support my family, but I’ve also learned the value and importance of community service.”
(written in 2005)