Shop Reservations Newsroom

GO TO PARK

North Carolina Trails Committee

Home >> More About Us >> About the North Carolina Trails System >> North Carolina Trails Committee

North Carolina Trails Committee

The North Carolina Trails Committee is a seven-member citizen committee appointed by the secretary of the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources. Members advise the State Trails Program on funding recommendations for the Recreational Trails Program Grants (RTP) and Adopt-a-Trail Grants. Committee members are also a resource that ensures information flow between constituents and the program. The members represent various communities across the state including: hiking, cycling, paddling, equestrian, and off highway vehicles.

 

The NC Trails Committee (NCTC) will be meeting on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the DNCR Regional Office.  The address is 176 Riceville Road in Asheville, NC 28805.  The purpose of this meeting is to conduct NCTC business which will include the review and recommendation of the 2018 RTP Final Applications and the Safety & Education Applications for this grant cycle.

 

Members include:

Barbara Oslund
Representing Equestrian Community
Piedmont Region
Appointment Ends January 1, 2017

Lawrence Russell Duke
Representing Hiking and Off-road Vehicle Communities
Piedmont Region
Appointment Ends January 1, 2018

Henry Clark Ward
Representing Bicycling Community
Piedmont Region
Appointment Ends January 1, 2018

Tom Weaver
Representing Hiking Community
Mountain Region 
Appointment Ends
January 1, 2021

Chris Wicker
Representing Paddle Community
Coastal Region
Appointment Ends March 1, 2019

Bethel Paris
Representing Bicycling Community
Coastal Region
Appointment Ends March 1, 2019

Christopher Ferguson
Representing Hiking and Off-road Vehicle Communities
Piedmont Region
Appointment Ends March 1, 2019