Mary Roe, Executive Director & Director Programs and Development
Planner extraordinaire of fun-packed programs and events: energetic, organized, and passionate about gardening, hiking, and cooking.
Kat Crawford, Administrative Assistant
A jack of all trades: thoughtful, caring, and passionate about animals, gardening and the outdoors.
Catie Hutchison, AmeriCorps Program Director
Dog mom and a lover of coffee, hiking, and travel. Accordingly, two of her favorite hiking spots are the Adirondack Mountains in New York and Glencoe in Scotland…and the Palmetto Trail!
Ben O’Brien, VISTA Volunteer Coordinator
Ben joined the Palmetto Trail through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. He enjoys making tacos, playing rugby, strumming the guitar, and thrifting.
Kylie Sheahan, Trail Field Coordinator
Kylie was one of our previous Palmetto Conservation Corps Leaders and stayed on at the Palmetto Trail after her term of service. She considers herself adventurous & happy and loves the ocean & food.
Rob Achenberg, Upstate Regional Coordinator
With a 29 year career in the S.C. State Park Service, Rob brings support for activities regarding development, construction, maintenance and expansion of the mountains-to-sea Palmetto Trail system.
Jim Kelly, Upstate Region Trail Coordinator
Entrepreneur who founded Sunrift Adventures in Travelers Rest: enthusiastic, capable, and passionate about active outdoor recreation, especially climbing.
Kevin Evans, Upstate Region Trail Coordinator
A native of Sumter SC, but throughout is 30 year career with the South Carolina State Park Service has lived from the low country to mountains. He brings a passion for connecting people to the diverse natural resources South Carolina has to offer. When not working on the trail he enjoys working on his farm, hunting, fishing and baseball.
Furman Miller, Midlands Region Trail Coordinator
An outdoorsman and passionate supporter of the Palmetto Trail, involved for over 15 years with the development, construction, growth and maintenance of the Trail system. Willing to take on any assignment from formal presentations to vehicle maintenance. Collects U.S. Postage Stamps as a hobby. Favorite car is the Ford Mustang.
Marie Butler, LowCountry Region Trail Coordinator
Great leader for volunteers and building boardwalks on the trail in the Lowcountry. Retired from NFS and still works summer fire crews, loves her family and drives a Ram Truck.
Tonya Casselman, Lowcountry Trail Maintenance
Keeps the Palmetto Trail in tip top shape with her husband Randy who also volunteers for the trail. Tonya loves the outdoors and enjoys hunting, fishing, photography and designing chalk couture.
Steven Hahn, Trails Project Manager
Steve Hahn is from upstate NY and moved to SC in 2020. He comes from a career in trail build and has built many trails and features in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. From bridges to boardwalks, rock features and everything in between, Steve has built it. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking and woodworking. He looks forward to meeting you out on the trail!
Maverick, K-9 Trail Supervisor
Maverick works along side our Trail Coordinators to ensure all work is executed to the highest standards. He has the strength of a bulldozer and is able to give proper warnings of wild boar in the area. Sometimes thinks that 4 x 4’s are his chew toys.
Suzette Anderson, Development
Dawn Catalano, Development
Trish Jerman, External Grant Specialist
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