Eriko Palmer

AAFSW’s Secretary since her return from Japan, in fall of 2021, Eriko served Deutsche Schule Kobe International as a vice chair of the Board, while living in Japan. During her term, the board took many positive steps for the school community, including the implementation of the new COVID-19 health policy and improved security in the school building. While living in Ghana as an EFM, she volunteered with a non-profit organization that provided food, clothing, shelter, and educational support to local women and children. She planned and organized many successful fundraising events, and conducted site visits for NGOs. 

Outside of work, she is an amateur photographer and enjoys conducting several photo sessions with U.S. Embassy/Consulate families and at social events.