To help you find an activity of interest to you and to keep our organization moving forward, we have created several committees consisting of volunteers. If you're interested in getting involved with any of the groups listed below, we are always looking for new members. Just contact the committee chairperson listed. We appreciate your help!
Responsible for managing, planning and executing train construction and maintenance. The C&M committee works directly with land agencies, land owners and volunteers to create new trail and to keep existing trail open and navigable.
Handles trail layout, working with land stewards to prepare for expansion of the trail, pre-construction issues including flagging (coordinating with C&M), trail mapping and post-construction follow-up.
Chair: Steve Coates
Works on raising money for trail and organization operations including grant proposals, membership funds, special programs from agencies and related funding sources.
Chair: Greg Echele
Responsible for publications including the annual magazine, quarterly newsletter and other printed and electronic materials for the OTA. Comm comm also oversees the OTA website, assists in creating promotional materials for events, press releases and coordinates OTA participation in forums and exhibits to spread the word about the OTA and the trail.
Chair: Kathy Atnip
Acquires OTA-branded and trail-related merchandise ("swag") including t-shirts, water bottles and other items for sale and giveaways.
Chair: Ryan Hanlon