Officers, Directors and Others
*, ** and *** denote terms served in the current position
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 (2021*)
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 – 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.
Rollie Alger - Director (2021***)
A resident of Phelps, Rollie is on the Town of Phelps’ Trail Committee, Planning Commission and Parks Commission. He is the project manager for the Conover-Phelps Trail.
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.
Gary Meister - Director (2021*)
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.
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.
Amy Young - Director (2022*)
Amy is the president of the Eagle River branch of Peoples State Bank. She and her husband, Adam, co-own Forever Young Bike and Ski in Eagle River. Amy is on the board of the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and is treasurer of the Eagle River Business Association.
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.