Lori McCullough, Tread Lightly!’s Chief Executive Officer is a respected and well-connected leader with 20+ years’ experience advocating conservation ethics and delivering innovative, cost-effective solutions to some of the nation’s most contentious issues surrounding outdoor recreation and natural resource management. A consummate networker, Lori has proven ability to collaborate with and influence disparate stakeholders, develop and implement actionable strategies and turn challenges into win/win situations. Responsible for safely navigating the organization through its many successes as well as challenges during her tenure, Ms. McCullough has supervised the development and successful launch of many unique programs and services including the Respected Access is Open Access campaign, Restoration for Recreation™ initiative, Lightfoot™, a children’s mascot, as well as Tread Trainer™ – a train-the-trainer type program creating a cadre of committed stewards and volunteers.
Dianne Olson, Assistant Director, is an experienced environmental educator and program manager. Ms. Olson graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Environmental Studies and an emphasis in education and has worked with Tread Lightly! since 2003 in a variety of capacities. Dianne has enjoyed applying her love of the outdoors to educate outdoor enthusiasts about the benefits of responsible recreation. As Assistant Director, she focuses on implementing Tread Lightly!’s strategic plan toward growing the outreach and effectiveness of the organization and its mission of promoting responsible outdoor recreation throughout the country to current and future generations outdoor recreationists.
Evan Robins, Tread Lightly!’s Education and Stewardship Manager, works to expand in-the-field education by facilitating Tread Trainer courses, maintaining visibility for Tread Lightly! through outreach events, and supporting Tread Lightly!’s nationally recognized programs. With a degree in Public Relations and Advertising, Evan understands the effectiveness of using communication to reinforce high ethical standards for all outdoor enthusiasts. He is an avid fly fisherman and bow hunter and brings a lifetime of outdoor experience to the team. Evan is proud to use his love of the outdoors to better educate others about responsible recreation, while supporting Tread Lightly and its mission.
Danielle L. Fowles, Tread Lightly!’s Education and Training Program Manager, develops and manages Tread Trainer – Tread Lightly!’s volunteer training and national outreach program. Formerly the Grassroots and Legislative Affairs Coordinator for a national member-based association, Danielle has recruited, trained, mobilized and overseen advocates to influence motorized recreation related issues. A graduate from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in political science, she has worked with numerous volunteers at the local, state and national levels. Danielle enjoys shooting, hunting, horseback riding, camping and all forms of motorized recreation.
Tracey Hackworth, Tread Lightly!’s Office Administrator, has 15 years’ experience in office management and customer service. Tracey spent 7 years at Tread Lightly! before leaving to spend more time with her family. Tracey re-joined our team full-time in 2016. She is passionate about helping mold people to become positive stewards on the environment. Tracey wants to help individuals become empowered within their own communities to grow and develop ethical community surroundings.
Brian Higgins, Tread Lightly!’s Marketing and Communications Manager, uses multi media and innovative techniques to tell Tread Lightly!’s story to a wide and varied audience. Creating community through creative communication. Originally from Northern Ireland, Brian brings his worldly experience from many industries and melds it with his passion for outdoor recreation and healthy lifestyles.
Jerrica Archibald, Tread Lightly!’s Communications Manager. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications/Journalism, Jerrica focuses on creating new communication materials, strengthening communications to all stakeholders and disseminating information through traditional and new media strategies.