Aerion Abney is All Voting is Local’s Pennsylvania Director of Special Projects.

Prior to joining the campaign, Aerion Abney served as a Program Officer at a local foundation in Pittsburgh where he was responsible for identifying strategic grantmaking opportunities aligned with the Foundation’s mission and priority areas. He authorized more than $1.2 million in grants to non-profit organizations supporting critical programming across the region.

Abney sits on the boards of The Hill District Federal Credit Union, Human Services Center Corporation, as well as the African American Achievement Trust Collective Focus. Additionally, he serves on the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s My Brother’s Keeper task force and initiative.

Abney, a native of Philadelphia, is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with master’s in social work and a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in theatre arts.