Hello everyone, and welcome back for another episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series Podcast. The Outdoor Adventure Series celebrates individuals & families, businesses, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration of the great outdoors.

Our guest today is Erin McDermott

Erin is the Executive Director at Friends of Red Rock Canyon

Friends of Red Rock Canyon (Friends) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to preserve, protect and enrich Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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.

Erin 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 the 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.

To learn more about Red Rock Canyon, visit their website at

You can also find Friends of Red Rock Canyon on their Facebook and Instagram pages.

You can also learn more about Erin by visiting her LinkedIn profile.

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