Kaitlyn Bernard is the Maine Program Associate for the Appalachian Mountain Club, the nation’s oldest conservation, recreation, and education organization. In this position, she splits her time between direct advocacy and lobbying work on state and federal policy issues and connecting people to the outdoors. She coordinates a statewide activity series called the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend and is the chair of the Maine Outdoor Coalition. Kaitlyn also sits on the board of directors for Teens to Trails and the Outdoor Sport Institute. In her spare time you can find her running, hiking, or XC skiing – in fact, she coaches a high school Nordic team in the winter. Kaitlyn is a graduate of Colby College, where she studied Environmental Policy and Environmental Education.
Kaitlyn was selected to participate in SHIFT’s Emerging Leaders Program in 2016.
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