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Raser-Schramm named county executive's deputy chief administrative officer

Delaware News Desk
Erik Raser-Schramm will join New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer’s administration as deputy chief administration officer.

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced Nov. 11 that Erik Raser-Schramm will join the Meyer administration as deputy chief administration officer to oversee limiting the spread of COVID-19. 

Raser-Schramm leaves his role as chairman of the Delaware Democratic Party.

“We pledged to hire the best and brightest to run your county government, and we are excited to add Erik to the team,” said Meyer. “He is an all-star.”

“I’m eager to join County Executive Meyer’s administration, and their efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Raser-Schramm. “We are able to overcome so much more if we work together, and I’m looking forward to joining that fight.”

Raser-Schramm worked in Legislative Hall as the chief of staff for the Delaware House of Representatives majority caucus for five years. He also held positions with the Kelly Heinz-Grundner Brain Tumor Foundation, and as policy advisory for former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner. He is also a former educator, having taught special education in the Christina School District.

Raser-Schramm is active in the community and holds or has held several board positions with organizations including Kids Count in Delaware, Kind to Kids and Equality Forum, and was recognized by the New Castle County Jaycees as an Outstanding Young American (2007), Visions Today “30 Under 30” and in Delaware Today Magazine: Politics the Next Generation.