Erik Bergh has joined the CIP team, serving as Program Director. A native of Marquette, Erik grew up in downstate Michigan and returned to receive his education degree from NMU. He served as a teacher, coach, and school administrator in an education career that spanned 34 years. After retiring in 2012, Erik went to work in business, and most recently worked as the senior person in Goodwill’s Workforce Development group. Erik met his wife, Kathy, while at NMU. They have three adult children and two granddaughters. They have an adult son with autism who lives with them, so they are familiar with the challenges of finding qualified caregivers in the community.