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Members interested in volunteer activities may join one of the Friends Committees or perform other services for the Canyon such as trail monitoring, trail maintenance and construction, trash pick-up, tortoise habitat care and monitoring, member recruiting, special events and projects, leading or assisting with hikes or Information Desk duty.

Please contact the appropriate committee chair via email or contact the Friends staff via telephone if you are interested in becoming involved at Red Rock Canyon.

All Friends members receive a 25% discount on purchases in the Southern Nevada Conservancy Elements Gift and Book Store.


Brenda Jackson – 
Coordinates financial records, processes payments and revenue, prepares deposits and tracks committee expenses.

Canyon Cleanup

Liz Carmer – 
Coordinates and schedules regular trash clean up sessions at parking lots, picnic areas, trail heads and boardwalks in the core area of Red Rock Canyon.


Pat Williams – 
Create and send monthly and/or as needed electronic mail updates to members. Maintain, post and monitor the Friends of Red Rock Canyon social media sites. Issue press releases for events or programs as needed or requested.

Computer Services

Brenda Jackson – 
Manage Friends of Red Rock Canyon data network, PC hardware/software and website.

Cultural Resources

Chuck Williams – 
Conducts archeological surveys of Red Rock Canyon and extended areas to monitor and photo-document sites, rock art and artifacts; emplace protective barriers when necessary (working with Natural Resources and BLM) or repair existing barriers.

Graffiti Removal

Peter Sbraccia – 
Coordinates and schedules graffiti removal work days. Works closely with the BLM volunteer coordinator and archeologist.


Cam Camburn – 
Maintain historical records for Friends of Red Rock Canyon. This will include, but not be limited to: board minutes, electronic updates, news magazine files and photographic records.


Coordinates refreshments and meeting location for three quarterly meetings, the annual awards banquet as well as special events. Schedules dates for quarterly meetings and obtains bids for the annual awards presentation in the first quarter – October to December.

License Plate

Joe Labie – 
Track license plate sales and provide timely updates to the board of directors on sales and revenue. Create and implement promotional campaigns to increase sales.

Light Trail Maintenance

Susan Murphy – 
Coordinates and schedules regular bi monthly grooming and light maintenance on Red Rock Canyon trails.


Pat Williams – 
Coordination, writing and editing of the quarterly magazine, the Rock, including researching and solicitation of articles, announcements and schedules, desktop publishing and graphics, and printing and processing for mailing.

Marketing & Outreach

Glenn Ritt – 
Promote Friends messaging via community and corporate outreach. Liaise with media and other outlets to increase participation in Red Rock events.

Member Services

Mary Labie – 
Maintain member computer database, renewal notification, membership cards and brochures, membership acquisition drives and coordinate volunteer awards programs.

Native Plant Team

Shari Young – 
Maintains all landscaping located in the Visitor Center area, working with UN-R certified Master Gardeners, including the Tortoise Habitat. Coordination of specialized projects relating to any revegetation within Red Rock Canyon NCA.

Natural Resources

Wyatt Mulvey – 
Participation in outdoor projects for resource enhancement and protection including trail maintenance and cleaning, repair and signing, removal of non-indigenous species and habitat rehabilitation. Works closely with BLM personnel both at RRCNCA and District to preserve and protect Red Rock Canyon.

Photo Contest

Joe and Mary Labie – 
Coordinates the annual Friends of Red Rock Canyon Photo Contest and photo display at the Visitor Center.

Policy Review

Pat Williams – 
Review existing and proposed policies and procedures for Friends of Red Rock Canyon. Works with the board of directors as well as members to ensure FORRC policies are current and equitable.


Joe and Mary Labie – 
Fund raising through sale of items at our Web Store and to the Southern Nevada Conservancy’s Elements Gift and Book Store. Researching items, coordinating design, maintaining inventory, invoicing and delivery.


Patricia Potter – 
Recruits volunteers to fill open committee chair or board positions.

Special Events

Kristi Weeks – 
Assist with coordination and event logistics for community events such as Red Rock Day, National Public Lands Day and Make a Difference Day. Will work closely with the board of directors and the BLM project coordinator.

Tortoise Habitat Coordinators

Roger and Sue Kolar, Chelsea Conlin – 
Training and schedule coordination of habitat workers. Maintains records of 10 Desert Tortoises as well as coordinating routine maintenance in habitat. Works in cooperation with the Master Gardeners.


Linda Vetter – 
Awarding and managing the school bus scholarship program for Title One schools in Clark County. This program provides funds for eligible schools to participate in Red Rock Canyon environmental education classes and field trips to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.


Cam Camburn – 
Coordinates all aspects of the Walkway, including order acceptance, proofing, determining text suitability, coordinating work with vendor and notifying donors when work is complete.

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