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




Scott Berkley
Outreach & Youth Program Coordinator

Scott joins the CTA as a service member of the 2017-18 Vermont Housing and Conservation Board-Americorps program. He will be coordinating the Catamount Ski Cubs program this winter, teaching youth around the Burlington area about the joys of nordic skiing and outdoor recreation.  You might also spot him sitting behind the table at different CTA events, contacting volunteers and trail chiefs, or working on trail improvement and glade-cutting with our chapters. Scott is a recent graduate of Middlebury College and has spent many seasons in the White Mountains as a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club hut croo. When not teaching nordic skiing or running a brush-cutter, you can often find him skinning uphill or running around the trails of his hometown.  – Email