Officers, Directors and Others

* and ** denote number of terms served in the current position
Tim Wright
Tim Wright -President (2023*)

Adventuring - on bikes, kayak or afoot - is Tim's second favorite activity after spending time with family.  A retired teacher from Stevens Point and long time lover of the Northwoods, Tim says, "I am excited to help connect Eagle River to some of the best trails in the state." Tim and his wife, Betty, live in the Town of Washington.

Neal Adams – Vice-president (2023*)

Neal and his wife, Cheryl, are residents of the Town of Conover, and key members of the new Friends of the Trail group for the Conover-Phelps Trail. Neal has many childhood memories of his outdoors adventures in Conover.

Mark Olson – Treasurer (2024**)

Mark and his wife, Karen, live at Northland Mobile Manor in the Town of Lincoln. He is a retired CPA and moved to the Eagle River area permanently in 2014. Mark enjoys biking, hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

Troy Walters
Troy Walters – Secretary (2023*)

Troy and his wife, Beth, live in the Phelps area. Troy has worked as an environmental educator at Trees For Tomorrow, where GHT has its office, and is currently the Outreach and Monitoring Coordinator at the Northwoods Land Trust. His love of the natural world and ways to explore it are very important to Troy. He enjoys cross country skiing, canoeing, and biking, and hiking with his dog, Addie.

Woody Ahlborn
Woody Ahlborn - Director  (2025*)
Woody is a co-owner of Ahlborn Equipment Co. in Sayner and lives in Eagle River. He says that "having lived in the Northwoods my entire life and being able to enjoy the outdoors has been incredible. With all the newly established bike trails it has given my family one more way to enjoy the very special area we have in northern Wisconsin. Living in the area and using the trails as much as we do, I wanted to join GHT and do whatever I can to continue growing and promoting bicycling in the Northwoods."
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Mike Bishop - Director  (2023*)

Mike retired from John Deere in 2015, and he and his wife, Sandy, now live in the Town of Cloverland full time. Mike loves the Northwoods and all that it has to offer especially fishing, golf, grouse hunting, biking and snowmobiling. He is an active member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. Mike believes that fulfilling the GHT vision is essential for the future of the Northwoods and for maintaining the area's status as a premier destination for visitors and new residents.

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Gary Meister - Director (2024**)

Gary and his wife, Laura, live in Sugar Camp, just a few yards down Aldridge Lake Rd from the Eagle River border. Gary was one of the co-presidents when GHT was founded in 2010, and served as vice-president until 2018. He is a co-project manager for the River Trail project.

Mike Robillard – Director (2023*)

Mike is the property manager for Tara Lila, LLC and president of the Three Eagle Trail Foundation. Mike was one of GHT's founding board members.

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Jeff Currie – Executive Director

A resident of the Town of Cloverland, Jeff is a retired high school journalism and English teacher. He coordinates GHT's marketing and fundraising. He and his wife, Ann, were among the founders of Great Headwaters Trails in 2010. Jeff is GHT's first executive director.

Debbie Magee - Donor Relations Director

Debbie lives in Eagle River on Yellow Birch Lake. She enjoys cycling, kayaking, paddle boarding, and cross country skiing.