Building, maintaining, and protecting trails for non-motorized recreation in an outdoor adventure-centered community like Park City is no small task.
But for Mountain Trails Foundation (MTF) Executive Director Lora Smith, it’s a mission that is deeply important and personal because Park City’s trails are central to her life.
“When I was raising my boys, we had great trail adventures. When I need to ponder a problem, burn off stress, or have the urge to explore, I hit the trails,” she says. “When I socialize, it’s often on the trails. With nearly every other facet of my life involving trails, why not a career as well?”
Lora started at MTF as the resource manager in 2012 and quickly realized it was a career path she was passionate about. Already educated in communications and organizational leadership, she completed the University of Utah’s nonprofits in excellence and executive leadership programs to prepare for the next step….