ABOUT US

Wells County Trails is a not-for-profit organization with a vision to provide starting points and destinations, connecting people and places one trail at a time throughout Wells County and beyond.

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VISION AND MISSION

VISION

Providing starting points and destinations, connecting people and places one trail at a time throughout Wells County and beyond!

MISSION STATEMENT

Wells County Trails, Inc. is a registered corporation in the State of Indiana and is part of Wells County Revitalization's 501c3 organization.  Our mission is to collaborate with local government agencies and citizens to develop a cohesive network of multipurpose trails throughout Wells County, Indiana. 

GOALS

Promote Our Existing Trail Network

  1. promote existing trail-related events

  2. look into creating new trail-related events

Improve Our Existing Trail Network

  1. review trail accessibility issues

  2. create a priority list for resolving these accessibility                issues

  3. map and publicize list

  4. complete preliminary engineering to determine                    possible solutions for priority improvements

  5. fundraising for trail improvements (Local Government          Funds, Grants, Foundation, and Private Sources)

Expanding Our Trail Network

  1. review potential trail expansion opportunities

  2. create a priority list for the potential trail expansions

  3. map and publicize list

  4. Complete preliminary engineering to determine the              feasibility of the trail expansions

  5. fundraising for trail improvements (Local Government          Funds, Grants, Foundation, and Private Sources)

BOARD MEMBERS

Officers

President - Michael Lautzenheiser, Jr. -  Wells County APC

Vice President - Bruce Golder - Citizen Member

Secretary - Pam Vanderkolk - Bluffton Parks Department

Treasurer - Cory Mann - Citizen Member

Members

Blake Gerber - Wells County Commissioners

Vicki Andrews - Wells County Council

John Whicker - City of Bluffton Mayor

Erika Allison - Town of Ossian Clerk-Treasurer

Luan Martin - Town of Ossian Town Manager

Tammy Slater - Wells County Foundation

Nick Huffman - Citizen Member

Doug Sundling - Citizen Member