Brett, originally from Davenport, IA, earned his Bachelor’s Degree in English and Creative Writing at the University of Iowa and his Master’s Degree from Bowling Green State University in International and Cross Cultural Education. He has traveled and worked extensively throughout the country and internationally. In addition to serving Geneva, he is the Director of Development at Faith Academy in Iowa City. Previously, he served as the Director of Safe Families, Iowa.
At Geneva, he is passionate about engaging in dynamic conversation about faith, work, and life. In addition to planning events and building relationships on campus, he currently leads the Creative Writing Faith and Works group.
Brett lives in Iowa with his wife and four young boys.
Erickson, educator, activist, and author has taught in NYC, Chicago, rural Ohio, and Mt. Vernon Iowa. These experiences shaped her work in furthering equity in education. She was a finalist for the 2019 Iowa Teacher of the Year. Erickson is a graduate of the University of Delaware where she earned a BA in English and Spanish and Pace University where she earned and MA in Education. She is a mama to four sweet boys and is eager to bring her love of teaching and learning to the work at Geneva.