Erika Alexander, Advisory Board Member

Erika Alexander is an actress, writer and political activist best known for her roles as Cousin Pam on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show, and as Maxine Shaw on the FOX sitcom Living Single for which she won two best actress NAACP awards, and Det. LaToya in the 4x Oscar-nominated movie Get Out. She is also the co-creator of the award-winning graphic novel Concrete Park and has been tapped by Joss Whedon to co-write the next Dark Horse/Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off project, “Giles”. Erika currently plays Tess Shoemacher in Free Form’s Beyond, and has roles in Queen Sugar and Bosch. Other acting credits include: The Long Walk Home, Full Frontal, Déjà Vu, Mama Flora’s Family, Street Time, ER, CSI:Miami, House, Last Man Standing, Grey’s Anatomy and more. Born in Winslow, Arizona, Erika grew up in Philadelphia. She served as a national surrogate and actively campaigned for Hillary Clinton in the 2008 and throughout the 2016 primary and general election. In 2016, Erika was Hillary Clinton’s most traveled national surrogate.