Erin Boe is a Richmond advisor for the Voices of Autism (VOA), a group created to advise the Pacific Autism Family Network, since its start in 2016.
Erin is proud to claim she has been a member since its creation and played a part in the PAFN’s design of its main hub location in her hometown of Richmond. Her favourite parts of the building’s design are the different colours for each floor, the sign decals, and the skylight mobile. Her most absolute favourite, however, would be the airplane mural by the café, which has now been replicated in each of the current spoke locations. Another accomplishment Erin’s proud of was being an Ambassador for BC Easter Seals, and after sharing her experience with the organization, was one of 7,000 Medal Bearers in Rick Hansen’s 25th Anniversary Relay in 2012.
Within the VOA, Erin is one of 10 advisors from across British Columbia, who strive to help to define and determine best methods to hep create positive impact in our local communities. Erin likes working with others who identify with ASD, bouncing ideas and sharing thoughts and experiences. She enjoys the camaraderie of being amongst others who may have gone through similar experiences as her and hopes to continue creating change and feel an achievement in reaching that goal.
When not working as an advisor, Erin also works part-time at the PAFN Richmond Hub as a Representative, a front desk customer service-like position, since spring 2019. Erin has a second part-time job with the video game company EB Games in its Richmond Centre location since fall 2019. She likes the fact the company and her share the same initials. Erin graduated from Langara College with a Journalism diploma in 2015. Her hobbies include surfing the internet, reading novels and singing. She also is a fan of Japanese manga and anime. Erin has a love affair with choirs, having been in one off-and-on throughout her life, and is currently a member of the Sing City Show Choir in Vancouver. Erin loves her two cats Mia and Siri.