Erin moved to Durango from Santa Fe, NM in order to attend Fort Lewis College in 1999. She immediately fell in love with the community and never left! Erin received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from FLC and later attended the University of Denver in order to obtain her Masters of Social Work. Erin has worked with high-risk teens, foster youth and foster parents, low-income families and with children, teens and adults as a therapist. She has volunteered with/for LGBTQ rights and resources, with survivors of domestic violence and with the local Salvation Army. She is incredibly passionate about her work and is ecstatic to join the Animas High School community. She is married with 2 kids (Ezra and Alynna) and loves to mountain bike, snowboard, raft, read and spend time with friends and family.