American Hiking Society Team

Walt Daniels

American Hiking Society
Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Jack Hess


Bradley Ellis

Vice Chair

Kevin Thomson


Jeff Senterman


Jennifer Chambers

Chair Emertitus & Governance Chair

Larry Luxenberg



Melissa Avery

Board Member

Sarah Baker Morgan

Board Member

Scott Beckett

Board Member

Dennis Crowley

Board Member

Jane Daniels

Board Member

Maria Erickson

Board Member

Kathleen Fitzpatrick

Board Member

Sally Kidd

Board Member

Ryan King

Board Member

Dennis Lewon

Board Member

American Hiking Society Ambassadors

American Hiking Society partners with notable hikers, community leaders, and activists to promote the benefits of hiking and to inspire more Americans to explore the great outdoors.


Carolyn Hartfield

Hiker/Adventure Leader/Speaker

Michael Lanza

Michael Lanza


Bob and Martha Manning cropped

Bob and Martha Manning



Jennifer Pharr Davis



Shawnté Salabert

Author/Adventure Seeker


Liz Thomas


American Hiking Society Staff

Teddy Kelley

Kathryn (Kate) Van Waes

Executive Director


Libby Wile

Senior Director of Programs


Kim Lyons

Senior Director of Development and Marketing


Tyler Ray

Director of Policy and Advocacy


Kelly Snavely

Membership and Marketing Manager

2018-8 Wesley Trimble Portrait

Wesley Trimble

Program Outreach & Communications Manager

Jobs & Internships

Adam Skalecki

American Hiking Society is the only national organization dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s hiking trails, the natural areas that surround them, and the hiking experience. We provide an exciting, creative, and professional yet relaxed non-profit atmosphere with a strong outdoor and conservation ethic.  American Hiking Society is easily accessible by Metro (Red Line, Silver Spring) and offers generous benefits including full health coverage, discounts on outdoor gear, and generous vacation leave (for full-time employees).

Interested in joining our dynamic team? Any jobs or internships that may be available are described below.

AHS Career Opportunities

Finance and Office Manager (Part-time)

American Hiking Society is seeking to hire a part-time Finance and Office Manager, effective immediately. The ideal candidate is a recent finance/accounting graduate or working professional with at least 3 years of office management and accounting experience seeking a friendly and dynamic work environment at a national non-profit.


The Finance and Office Manager at American Hiking Society is responsible for the administration of all financial and human resources activities and data and oversees general office management.   The position will be based at American Hiking headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.  This is a part-time position (20 hrs per week) that reports directly to the Executive Director.  The selected candidate will work with the Executive Director to determine what 20 hours per week schedule will work best.  More Information and Apply

AHS Internship Opportunities

There are no job opportunities at this time.

Alliance of Hiking Organizations Job Opportunities

There are no job opportunities at this time.