American Hiking Society Team

Jasper Van Der Meij

American Hiking Society
Board of Directors

Libby Wile

Executive Committee

Sarah Baker Morgan portrait in a black turtleneck with green shrubs in the background

Sarah Baker Morgan

Chair

(she/her)
Saveria Tilden sits beside a creek

Saveria Tilden

Vice Chair

(she/her)
American Hiking Board Member Fred Leffler

Fred Leffler

Treasurer

(he/him)
Jeff Senterman

Jeff Senterman

Secretary

(he/him)
Bradley Ellis

Bradley Ellis

Past Chair & Ex-Officio

(he/him)
American Hiking Board Member Matt Griffis portrait.

Matt Griffis

At-Large

(he/him)
American Hiking Society Board Member Michelle Jackson-Saulters portrait.

Michelle Jackson-Saulters

At-Large

(she/her)

Directors

Dodie Arnold standing in front of a creek and sand dune

Dodie Arnold

Board Member

(she/her)
Maria Betancourt stands on the summit of Redcloud Peak

Maria Betancourt

Board Member

(she/her)
Dennis Crowley

Dennis Crowley

Board Member

(he/him)
Marinel de Jesus portrait

Marinel de Jesus

Board Member

(she/her)
Heather Distad gives a thumbs up while backpacking

Heather Distad

Board Member

(she/her)
Latasha Dunston outdoor portrait kneeling in a sandy desert valley.

Latasha Dunston

Board Member

(she/her)
AHS Board Member Sally Kidd

Sally Kidd

Board Member

(she/her)
Becky Marcelliano outdoor portrait

Becky Marcelliano

Board Member

(she/her)
Wendy McCormack portrait

Wendy McCormack

Board Member

(she/her)
Jessica Newton portrait infron of a rocky cascade

Jessica Newton

Board Member

(she/her)
Elyse Rylander black and white portait

Elyse Rylander

Board Member

(she/her)
Casey Schreiner standing on a gravel path

Casey Schreiner

Board Member

(he/him)

Interested in Joining American Hiking Society's Board of Directors?

 If you are passionate about hiking and interested in serving on our board of directors, please download the nomination form. Submittal directions are included in the form.  Preference for 2022 recruitment given to those who apply by July 31, 2021.

American Hiking Society Staff

Wesley Trimble
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Kathryn (Kate) Van Waes

Executive Director

(she/her)
Heather Klein Olson portrait

Heather Klein Olson

Senior Director of Development

(she/her)
Tyler-Hiking-cropped

Tyler Ray

Senior Director for Programs and Advocacy

(he/him)
2018-8 Wesley Trimble Portrait

Wesley Trimble

Communications and Creative Director

(he/him)
Josh Bruegger Portrait

Josh Bruegger

Head of Finance and Administration

(he/him)
Molly Gray running a race with a big smile

Molly Gray

Manager of Development Services

(she/her)
Ellie Place outdoor portrait

Ellie Place

Programs Manager

(she/her)
Kelsey Olsen wears a lime green hat in a winter portrait

Kelsey Olsen

Digital Marketing Coordinator

(she/her)

Jobs & Internships

Mick Haupt

At American Hiking, we envision a world where everyone feels welcome in the American hiking community and has permanent access to meaningful hiking, including urban, frontcountry, and backcountry opportunities. We will achieve this vision by empowering all communities to enjoy, share, and preserve the hiking experience; advocating for the protection and expansion of hiking spaces; fostering trail stewardship; and collaborating with partners whose strengths are complementary. We provide an exciting, creative, and professional yet relaxed nonprofit atmosphere with a strong outdoor and conservation ethic.

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

AHS Career Opportunities

There are no job opportunities at this time.

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.