Erin Quigley is Membership Director at the Maine Island Trail Association, a non-profit organization that administers a water trail along the entire coast of Maine. Before joining MITA, Erin was co-founder and owner of Portland Paddle, a kayak & stand-up paddleboard outfitter, and principal at Kingfisher Conservation & Recreation, her consulting firm/professional alter ego. She has coordinated volunteer events for local non-profits through Take Action Portland, and served as a regular volunteer for the Presumpscot Regional Land Trust, the Maine Association of Sea Kayak Guides & Instructors, SPACE Gallery, and others. Erin has a BA in sociology & anthropology from Carleton College and an MS in natural resources from the University of Vermont. She’s a Maine Guide, an ACA-certified coastal kayak instructor, and a Wilderness First Responder. She and her partner Ned live in Portland, where she enjoys eating, writing, making music, and playing outside on land and water.