David Brickley is president and CEO of the September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance. Previously David served in the Virginia State Legislature for 22 years, and later as Director of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation which was awarded the national gold medal for the “Best managed state park system in America.” The Rails-To-Trails Conservancy named David as one of their top 25 Rail-Trail Champions… Read more.


Brad Clemenson is a consultant to the Pennsylvania Environmental Council helping to direct the Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Initiative, a sustainable resource-based tourism initiative in the Laurel Highlands… Read more.

Pennsylvania Environmental Council


Mr. King joined the board in March of 2012. An avid cyclist, he is a charter member and vice-president of Rails to Trails of Central Pennsylvania, the owner and operator of the Lower Trail… Read more.

Rails-to-Trails of Central Pennsylvania


Andy Hamilton as a former Pennsylvania state committee chair of the East Coast Greenway Alliance (ECGA) and a member of ECGA’s Board of Trustees, has great dedication and passion for the East Coast Greenway vision … Read more.

East Coast Greenway Alliance


The Mother of Deora Frances Bodley, youngest female passenger on board Flight 93, Deborah is past Treasurer of the Families of Flight 93, past Vice President and current Board Member of the Friends of Flight 93… Read more.

Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial


Jane Sheffield has worked in the field of community development for over thirty years.  She is the Executive Director of the Allegheny Ridge Corporation and the current President of Heritage PA … Read more.

Allegheny Ridge Corporation


Bruce is retired but remains active as a bicycle and trails enthusiast and advocate as well as a part time election official… Read more.


Brett Hollern has worked on various aspects of the Great Allegheny Passage since being hired as a Planner by the County of Somerset in 1997… Read more.

Somerset County


Russell (Russ) is currently employed by the Morris Country Park Commissions as the assistant superintendent. Trails, Special Projects, Emergency Operations, and has been employed by the Park Commission for 26 years…. Read more.

Morris County Park Commission


Thomas Heidenberger is a man who has dedicated much of his life to service. He is a retired airline pilot who flew for more than 30 years with Piedmont Airlines and it’s survivor USAirways, retiring in 2006 … Read more.


Daniel Wille is an attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After attending law school at the University of Pittsburgh, Dan was a law clerk to the Honorable Gustave Diamond in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania… Read more.


Tim Brown is a retired, decorated 20-year FDNY firefighter, a survivor of the 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, a first responder to the 1993 terrorist attack on the WTC and a veteran of the New York Urban Search & Rescue Task Force team… Read more.

Advisory Board

Steve Marano
Liberty Water Gap Trail

Robert Thomas AIA
Campbell Thomas & Company Architects

Mike Kruimer

Silas Chamberlin, Dir of Stewardship & Interpretation
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Inc.

John Brunner, Mid-Atlantic Rec Planner
Appalachian Mountain Club

Duncan Douglas
Liberty Water Gap Trail

Tom Wright

Bernie Wagenblast

Mike Dannemiler
The RBA Group

Tom Edmunds, Trails Mapping
Morris County Park Commission

Ben Swecker

National Park Service Advisors

Keith Newlin, Assistant Superintendent
Flight 93 National Memorial

Peggy Pings
Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program

David Lange
RTCA NE Regional Office Chief

Joe DiBello, Administrator
Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Advisor

Kent Taylor
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Bureau of Recreation and Conservation

New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry Advisor

John G. Trontis, CPRP
NJDEP Assistant Director of Parks and Forestry. Click HERE for a full bio