Educational Institutions

Alaska Trails

  • Anchorage, AK
  • www.alaska-trails.org

Mission Statement

Mission: To enhance the Alaska trail experience by supporting sustainable, world-renowned trails through advocacy and education. Vision Statement: For Alaska to have the best trails in the world.

Main Programs

  1. Trail Advocacy
  2. Trail Training
  3. Outreach and Volunteer Programs
Service Areas

Self-reported

Alaska

Within the State of Alaska.

ruling year

2003

Executive Director since 2012

Self-reported

Mr. Steve Cleary

Keywords

Self-reported

trail, trails, stewardship, advocacy, catalyst, trainer, sustainable, technical assistance, trail project management, fiscal sponsor

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EIN

73-1677483

 Number

0962602138

Physical Address

750 W 2nd AVE STE 205

Anchorage, 99501

Also Known As

AK Trails

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (C01)

Natural Resource Conservation and Protection (C30)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Trail Advocacy

*To promote sustainable trail systems for all users - By developing and providing technical assistance for trail projects. *To promote the health, social and economic benefits of trails - By educating users through forums, conferences, information materials, training and other activities. *To preserve and improve public trail access - By assisting public and private organizations in forming coordinated programs, policies, and standards.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Budget

$20,000.00

Program 2

Trail Training

2010 was a very active trail training year for Alaska Trails. Through assistance from the U.S. National Park Service – RTCA, AK ST Parks, and Bureau of Land Management, we were able to present sustainable trail trainings in seven communities reaching over 130 people as well as an advanced trail costing / estimating workshop attended by 20 trail professionals.

Category

Environment

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Budget

$30,000.00

Program 3

Outreach and Volunteer Programs

Distributed five 30-second radio PSA's promoting OHV trail safety, ethics, and etiquette; and a 30-second TV PSA featuring Iditarod/Yukon Quest winner Lance Mackey promoting safe winter trail practices for all trail users; provided monthly electronic newsletter to over 800 people across the state that informs trail users/activists of current news and info concerning trails throughout Alaska; managed two mobile tool caches making them available to trail volunteers for free and renting them to trail groups - the two caches are located in Southcentral and the Interior and they contributed to the construction of over 3,000' of new trails.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

None

None

Budget

$3,500.00

Charting Impact

Self-reported by organization

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    2014-2015 Goals:
    * Increase Membership by 50%
    * Expand the Youth Trails Curriculum
    * Fee-Based Technical Assistance and Project Management
    * Secure Funding of RTP and other Grants – Trail Academy
    * Organize 2015 Trail Academy
    * Stage Successful 2014 Trail Conference
    * Offer more beginning and advanced sustainable trail trainings
    * "Alaskanize" California State Park's Trail Costing Software
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    Not available.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Not available.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    Not available.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    Not available.
Service Areas

Self-reported

Alaska

Within the State of Alaska.

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Financials

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ALASKA TRAILS
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Alaska Trails

Leadership

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Executive Director

Mr. Steve Cleary

BIO

Current and past board member and executive director profiles are on the web site at www.alaska-trails.org/about_us/directors.htm

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ms. Cristin Roehl - Soldotna

Snomads

Term: July 2014 -

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?