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Washington Trails Association Seeks Next Executive Director

Posted by Kindra at Aug 26, 2016 12:55 PM |

WTA is hiring a new Executive Director. Learn more and help spread the word.

Help protect trails as WTA's ED
WTA's new Executive Director will help guide our efforts to protect your favorite trails around the state. Photo by Arpad Jasko

With the retirement of Karen Daubert,Washington Trails Association is looking for our next Executive Director. Do you know someone who would be fabulous for the job? A hiker, perhaps, with proven leadership skills that is ready to take the helm of a vibrant, respected and growing organization?

If so, please help us spread the word. WTA's Board of Directors has launched the search for our next leader. They've put together a full packet of information for prospective candidates—background about WTA, our programs and expectations about the job itself. It's a great primer about being the Executive Director of Washington Trails Association.

It is an exciting time to be a part of WTA. In addition to working with a community of dedicated, passionate people (from board and staff to partners and volunteers), the organization has an exciting path mapped out in our strategic plan. As we celebrate WTA's golden anniversary we are working hard to keep trails accessible for the next generation of hikers.

With the population of Washington growing and more people becoming passionate about the outdoors, this is an important time to help shape the future of recreation. WTA with the help of a new Executive Director will be doing just that.

Who is ready to jump on board and take this on?  If this position speaks to you, we want to hear from you. Anyone interested and qualified should contact Adam Forest, Mary Maliff or Deb Mason of the Forest Group. Their emails are, and And if you can think of anyone that would be perfect for the job, please forward the announcement to them.

Here again is the link to the Executive Director position profile. Good luck!