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Erin B. Hammel

International Programs


Erin has been with NARUC since 1999. She oversees all international activities of NARUC, including several cooperative agreements with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of State, as well as relationships with half a dozen regional regulatory associations around the world.  Erin has primary responsibility over the management of NARUC’s awards/grants and monitors overall program quality.  Under her leadership, NARUC’s international department has received more than $58 million in USG funding, which is leveraged by the in-kind volunteer contributions from NARUC’s members and other technical experts.    

Working in close collaboration with the donors and staff within the international department, Erin ensures the effective design, implementation, and evaluation of programmatic activities that lead to tangible results with practical implementation measures by partner regulators in Africa, Asia, Europe & Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East. Erin oversees the budgeting, operations, implementation and compliance of international projects to ensure that they are consistent with donor goals, support broad efforts to advance regulatory practices in emerging economies.  On behalf of NARUC, Erin plays key roles in the sustainability of the International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER) and World Forum on Energy Regulation. Additionally, Erin provides support to the NARUC Subcommittee on Education & Research. Erin graduated from Occidental College with a bachelor's degree in Russian Studies.