Vermont's Gateway To Backcountry Skiing And Riding


amyKelsey)thumbAmy Kelsey
Executive Director

In addition to her administrative duties, Amy oversees trail development, maintenance, and conservation for the CTA.   When she is able to escape her “inside” tasks, which include coordinating trail improvement and protection projects, you will find her leading volunteer work parties, instructing backcountry ski clinics, scouting new routes for the Catamount Trail, and meeting with landowners and land managers who host the trail.  Prior to joining the CTA staff, Amy worked in outdoor education and land-use planning, and she currently lives with her family near Mount Mansfield – Email


Greg Maino
Communications & Events Manager

Greg is responsible for coordinating all of the CTA’s events, including the Race to the Top of Vermont, and managing the CTA’s website, print and online communications. He hails from the snowy shores of Lake Superior on the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and has spent the last 12 years working in the outdoor industry in various capacities. He has a passion for efficient and effective communication, loves to spend time on his skis during the winter and can usually be found in a kayak or out on the trail during the summer – Email


mattLarsonThumbMatt Larson
Business Manager

Matt comes to the CTA with 10 years of experience working a variety of positions for the Green Mountain Club such as, seasonal caretaker, developmental assistant, interim Executive Director, and business manager. Raised in Ohio, Matt ventured westward after high school to the mountains of Utah, skiing and working as a chef. Now a full time Vermont resident, Matt lives near the mountains with his family – Email



Justin Geibel
Outreach & Youth Program Coordinator

Justin joins us for an AmeriCorps service year sponsored by the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board. He runs the Catamount Ski Cubs, CTA’s youth cross-country skiing program. You will also find him at events, coordinating outreach and volunteer opportunities, and “sprucing up” various sections of the trail. Justin grew up in Mass, and received a bachelors in Environmental Science, and a Masters in Plant and Soil Science from UVM. He has spent the last 8 years involved in outdoor education, and recently moved back to VT from Colorado, where he was a Park Ranger and outdoor guide.  – Email