Alaska LEND Alumni Erin Main Joins the Alaska AgrAbility Program

June 7, 2021

The Alaska LEND Without Walls is pleased to announce that Erin Main, a 2020 LEND alumni, has joined the Alaska AgrAbility program as service administrator. Erin will work part-time and assist with program development to include work with partnerships and community stakeholders. She will be developing the relationship with the AgrAbility program and UAA students in the Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. She will also work with the team to continue to expand outreach to build understanding around occupations, health, disabilities and agriculture. Erin's work with AgrAbility was synthesized throughout her LEND experience and LEND leadership project.

Erin is a pediatric occupational therapist at Southcentral Foundation and works in the Child and Family Developmental Services Department. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Johnson & Wales University and a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Creighton University. Erin has a strong interest in rural health, relationship based care, autism, sensory processing disorders, childhood trauma, and the impact of the natural world on human growth and development. Previously, she taught leadership, outdoor education and wilderness skills. She was born and raised on a family farm in rural Nebraska and is a former 4-H'er.