Well-known Asheville hiker joins AT boardWritten by Admin
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The Appalachian Trail Conservancy recently announced that Asheville resident Lenny Bernstein, plus two other North Carolinians, have been elected to the groupâ€™s board of directors.
Bernstein, an active member and past president of the Carolina Mountain Club, is an Appalachian Trail 2000-miler (someone who has hiked the entire trail), and has been a trail maintainer for more than 20 years. He is a life member of the ATC. He currently chairs the Stewardship Councilâ€™s Land and Resource Protection Committee, which advises the board of directors on trail-management policies and programs. He has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering and had a 40-year career in the petroleum industry.
Clark Wright, a lawyer in New Bern, and Rich Daileader, a vice-president with Wells Fargo in Charlotte, have also been elected to the ATCâ€™s 15-member board, whose members are elected to two-year terms.