Who We Are

Our Mission:  To maintain and develop dedicated and partnership trails in the Maitland Valley for discovery and appreciation of the natural environment.

The MTA, through the development and maintenance of sustainable and vital organizational structures driven by accountability and responsibility, shall strive to adhere to it’s guiding principles, being:

  • Protecting the natural environment of the Maitland River Valley as it pertains to trails maintenance and development;
  • Providing safe and, where possible, handicapped-accessible opportunities for physical activity, nature appreciation and recreation for the community;
  • Fostering community involvement, partnerships and stewardship.

Board of Directors as of April 2017:

President:  Kathleen Lush

Past President:  Vacant

Vice President*:  Christa Lehnen

Treasurer:  Don Forbes

Secretary:  Erinn Lawrie

Membership Co-ordinator:  Gerry Wasylciw

Youth Representative:  Vacant

Trail Crew Leader:  Roger Goddard

Trail Ranger Co-ordinator:  Brian McCulloch

Directors At Large:

Erica Clark

Ellen Humphrey-Allen

Karl McNamara

Allison Stoecker

Other Key People:

Landowner Liason Committee:  Susanna Reid, Cindy Fisher

Volunteer Co-ordinators: Gwen Richardson, Janie Van Essen

Newsletter Committee:  Janie Van Essen, Anne Storey, Beth Ross, Rachel White

Web Committee: Al Sanders, Shannon Kammerer

Hike Ontario Rep:  Allison Stoecker

G2G Rep:  Vacant

P2P Rep: Vacant