Erika Strassburger is the longtime chief of staff for city councilor Dan Gilman, and is running for his seat. She got the job by replying to a Facebook post. Her previous work includes advocacy for Penn Environment, and she is a board member of Conservation Consultants Inc. We asked her about dealing with constituents and their concerns, and why she thinks she’s the person to represent District 8.

Bonus: Natalie and Kim talk New Year’s resolutions.