Development Committee

Secures sponsors for mile markers, wayfinding and events; grows the Sustainer Circle of donors and planned giving; and ensures continued support of TART Trails to fulfill our mission and vision.

Members include: Sara Harding (chair), Kelley Peterson, Rick Simonton, Casey Ressl

If you’re interested in learning more please contact the TART Trails office at 231.941.4300 or


Safety, Operations & Maintenance Committee

Strategically plans and applies best management practices for TART Trails’ infrastructure, assets and resources.

Members include: Mike Tarnow, Dick Naperala, Dave Fisher, Richard Kelley, Dave Monstrey, Jim Dombrowski, Jim Woodburne, Chris Kushman

If you are interested in learning more please contact Chris Kushman, Planning & Management Director at


Smart Commute Planning Committee

Promotes the use of alternative forms of transportation through collaboration with local businesses, governments and non-profit organizations to develop multi-modal infrastructure for active and healthy lifestyles.

Members include: Amanda Woods, Ben Miller, Nicole VanNess, Meg Young, Eric Lingaur, Tyler Bevier, Stephanie Mathewson, Elizabeth Calcutt, Kate Lewis

If you’re interested in learning more please contact Kate Lewis at