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We are a coalition of hikers, bikers, equestrians and outdoor enthusiasts who believe that the trails that connect us to the adventure and beauty of the Red Rock are worth caring for. Funds raised by our organization provide direct support to the US Forest Service to facilitate establishment and maintenance of trails within the spectacular Red Rock Ranger District. 

It takes a community to keep our trails healthy!! Please see our communities collaborative vision statement – we encourage you to join the effort to care for trails!

Our mission is to gather donations toward the maintenance and enhancement of non-motorized National Forest trails in, and around Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek. 

Our Board of Directors

Kevin Adams is a retired Marine, Fortune 500 and Non-Profit executive who brings 40+ years of experience to the SRRTF and is currently the Treasurer of the Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition. Term Expires September 2021.

Dan Blaettler has been riding bikes for much of his life. Dan seeks to sustain red rock trails to meet the needs of all trail lovers: bikers, hikers, equestrians, and runners. In addition to SRRTF, he volunteers with the Red Rock Ranger District and serves on the Board of the Verde Valley Cyclist Coalition. From the San Francisco Bay Area, Dan worked on annual Bike to Work Day events and advocacy efforts to promote cycling. Dan retired after twenty-five years as a Coast Guard civilian in behavioral health. Term Expires September 2022.

Joan Bouck is a ten-year resident who lives in the Village of Oak Creek with her husband, where they explore the trail system on their bikes. She also takes to the trail riding her horse or hiking with friends. Joan’s volunteer trail work with the Forest Service was the reason for her interest in helping with the SRRTF. Term Expires September 2021.

Lauren Browne is most happy outdoors on a trail with her husband and pup, Juno. When not outdoor adventuring, she works for the City of Sedona as the Citizen Engagement Coordinator and as a local hiking and biking guide: getting others to know and love Sedona's trails as much as she does. Term Expires September 2021.

Jennifer Burns served for 30 years as a recreation manager for the Forest Service, with the past decade working locally to improve the Red Rock trail system. She can’t rest until sustainable funding is lined up to care for this unique trail system. Term Expires September 2021.

Doug Copp and his family are long-time Sedona residents. Doug serves as the volunteer bicycle coordinator for the City of Sedona, the President of Sedona Recycles, a board member of the SRRTF and the Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition. Doug puts in many rewarding hours as a Forest Service trail volunteer. Term Expires September 2022.

Tanja Dunsberger when not enjoying Sedona's wonders, Tanja is the staff surgeon for the Indian Health Services Medical Center in Phoenix, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery of the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University and the General Surgeon/DEO of Aria Surgical Associates. Term Expires September 2022.

Linda Pallas and her husband Tom have been residents of Sedona since 2003 when they both retired from careers in education. Since that time, Linda has been active in the community with her interests focused on hiking and exploring the outdoors in the beautiful Southwest and welcomes the opportunity to further the goals of the Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund. Term Expires September 2022.

Sandi Heysinger and her husband, Dick Williams, set down Sedona roots in 2018 after many years of visiting. Sandi is involved with Sedona Westerners as their Historian as well as Stewards of Sedona, a group dedicated to removing litter in the surrounding areas. Sandi retired from ExxonMobil after 35 years. You may see Sandi on the Red Rock trails as she attempts to hike most of the trails in the area.Term Expires September 2022.

Pat Jager is a retired entrepreneur and executive with experience in private as well as nonprofit sectors. She is an avid hiker. Term Expires September 2021.

Mike Raney hails from Pittsburgh, PA. and realized early on that the connection to the outdoors is what makes a day go from good to great. His motivation for moving to Sedona was to open Over the Edge Bikes and share the amazing and unique trails with customers from all over the world. He also runs the annual Sedona Mountain Bike Festival and lives by the mantra: work hard and play hard. Term Expires September 2022. 

Dick Williams spent 36 years with Shell, mostly in the Pipeline and Wind Energy groups. His last assignments included developing their Energy Transition strategy and serving as a Loaned Executive-- first with a Wetlands NGO in the Netherlands and the second with the United Way of Greater Houston. He has ongoing profit and not for profit board responsibilities and still occasionally dabbles with work. When not hiking and experiencing wonderful adventures in the Red Rocks with his wife Sandi, you will hopefully find him traveling, road biking, cooking, or tinkering with just about anything.

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