Secretary of the Board
Erin McDonough has worked in non-profit development and volunteer management since graduating Barry University in 2001. She is currently the Rhode Island Medical Reserve Corps (RI MRC) State and Unit Program Coordinator managing multiple contracts and memoranda of understanding for RIDMAT, Inc. a 501 (c) 3 Rhode Island based organization. Since taking over the RI MRC program in 2007, RI DMAT, Inc. has increased contract and grant income by 56%, increased volunteer participation by 68% and secured volunteer retention. The MRC program has become an essential resource in Rhode Island’s strategy to plan for and respond to public health and disaster emergencies.
Erin is from Dorchester, Massachusetts and currently resides in Warren, RI. She sits on the board of directors for the Safer Institute and is a participant in the Capacity Building Workgroup for the National Medical Reserve Corps program at the Office of the Surgeon General for the Department of Health of Human Services.