The boards of the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence recently announced Erik Raser-Schramm joined the coalition as its new executive director.

The boards of the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence recently announced Erik Raser-Schramm joined the coalition as its new executive director.

Raser-Schramm is managing partner of the Twelve Seven Group, a consulting firm specializing in issue advocacy and grassroots organization. He worked as a political strategist in Delaware for more than 10 years, including as chief of staff for the House Majority Caucus in the Delaware House of Representatives, as campaign manager for Jack Markell’s 2006 campaign for state treasurer and as chair of the New Castle County Democratic Committee. He serves on the board of the Kind to Kids Foundation and previously sat on the board of the Equality Forum and on the Governor’s Commission on Community and Volunteer Service.

Matt Sullivan also joined the staff as communications director. Sullivan brings nearly two decades of communications experience, graduating from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and working for 14 years in the newspaper industry as a reporter and editor and more recently as a communications consultant with a variety of nonprofit and political clients. He worked to create and grow events, such as TEDxWilmington, the Delaware Burger Battle and the Delaware Economic Summit.

George Higgins will remain on the staff of DeCAGV as executive director emeritus. For more information, decagv.org.