Executive Director

Erin J. McDermott

Erin J. McDermott began her career in the non-profit sector a decade ago by opening a Habitat for Humanity Restore in her hometown of Easton, Maryland while working with AmeriCorps. Prior to Friends of Red Rock Canyon, Erin was Director of Lending Partnerships with Accion, a global non-profit committed to inclusive small business financing. Erin is a member of the Impact Las Vegas Foundation, Inc., was a 2016-17 Curator of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers LV, and in 2016 was named the American Business Women’s Association Millennial Woman of the Year. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in political science from Saint Mary’s College of Maryland and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in urban leadership at University of Las Vegas, Nevada. In her spare time, Erin enjoys exploring Nevada on foot and by bike with her park ranger husband, running half marathons, and shopping local.

You may contact Erin at 702-515-5366 or Erin@friendsofredrockcanyon.org.

Program Manager

Susan Gonzalez

Susan Gonzalez began her career in Banking in Illinois and then in Southern California. After moving to Northern California, she took a career change. She worked for Coldwell Banker working in their Marketing department. She handled advertisements, marketing materials and events for South Bay, East Bay, Sacramento, San Francisco and the Peninsula. When Susan moved to Las Vegas she began teaching for a company affiliated with Lego Education. She taught Preschool through High School. Prior to working for Friends of Red Rock Canyon she was in retail. Susan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Susan loves to read and spending time with her family.

You may contact Susan at 702-515-5360 or susang@friendsofredrockcanyon.org.