Research Director

Education: M.S.P.H., University of Colorado

Erin earned a master’s degree in public health with an emphasis in research methods and statistics. She has over 15 years’ experience as a senior researcher and project manager and has designed and conducted scores of surveys, needs assessments, policy studies and program evaluations for public and non-profit sector clients. Erin enjoys working with local governments to conduct resident surveys to help bring the voice of the public into government decision-making, and with non-profits to evaluate programs designed to improve people’s quality of life. She loves the nuts and bolts of research, and using her wide-array of skills to build stronger communities. You can connect with Erin on Linkedin and join her in the NRC Resource Group.

Office Chats: Meet Erin C.


What’s your favorite thing to do on a Sunday?

Winter: read the comics while sharing a sun patch with the dog; Rest of the year: take a walk with the dog, or go on a motorcycle ride with my husband.

Which foods do you refuse to eat?

Celery, biting it is like fingernails on a chalkboard to me.

Which talent would you most like to have?

A singing voice like Julie Andrews.

What’s your favorite thing about the place where you live?

I can walk to the grocery store! Also, Westminster has a great open space, paths, trails and park system.

What’s your favorite thing about working at NRC?

I can bring my dog to work! Also, I have great coworkers, and I love being a part of helping the public and non-profit sector in the awesome work they do.