If you are a current member of the Arizona Trail Association, please take just one minute to vote in our annual Board of Directors using this simple online ballot. Your vote will help elect community members who are interested in guiding the future of the Arizona Trail Association as volunteer board members.
There are two prospective Board Members interested in serving a three-year term on the Board: Vicky Levin and Lisa Schnebly Heidinger. And there are two Board Members seeking a second three-year term: Susan Lagerman and Phyllis Ralley. Please read their profiles on the Board of Directors page.
Then, just login at aztrail.org, then click the 2020 Ballot link. Please vote either "YES" or "NO" for each candidate. We need at least 10% of our current membership to vote in order for the election to valid, so please help by voting today.
Not a member? Not a problem...just click here to become a member of the organization whose mission is to protect, maintain, enhance, promote and sustain the Arizona Trail as a unique encounter with the land! There are various membership levels to choose from, with some great "thank you" gifts for your support. Membership is a very important source of our annual operating budget.
Just a few of the benefits of your tax-deductible membership include:
- digital download of the Arizona Trail Day Hiker's Guide
- access to all 129 topographic maps of the AZT through Avenza or as a digital download
- Arizona Trail decal so you can show your love of the trail
- 5% discount on Arizona Trail merchandise purchased through the ATA
- Coupon for 10% off at the Summit Hut
- Coupon for 15% off AZT Wild Mesquite Huppy Bars
- Coupon for 23% off at REI for REI products
- Coupon for 10% off at Just Roughin’ It Adventure Co
- Coupon for 2-for-1 pint at That Brewery & Pub
- 800 miles of trail that you can hike, bike or ride any day of the year, knowing that you help make it happen!
Annual Meeting on February 1
Please join us to celebrate accomplishments over the past year (and 25 years!) and talk about what the future holds for the Arizona Trail Association and the Arizona National Scenic Trail when the Annual Meeting returns to the Desert Botanical Garden on Saturday, February 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Enjoy the company of trail enthusiasts from throughout Arizona plus engaging speakers, informational displays, and more! Registration is $30 per person and includes a catered lunch and beverages plus coffee service and breakfast snacks in the morning. Live music from world flute virtuoso Gary Stroutsos will be part of this year's event. After the meeting, enjoy the incredible Desert Botanical Garden (admission is included with your registration).
Seating is limited, so get your tickets before they’re all gone! And please share this invitation with others who have an affinity for the Arizona Trail.
Featured speakers include: Darwin Rakestraw (aka Darwin onthetrail)
This accomplished thru-hiker and YouTuber will share details about his forthcoming Arizona Trail documentary film, Throughthe Great Southwest, and share a sneak peek of the film with everyone in attendance.
Kimber is the founder of Local First Arizona, and is an entrepreneur, business leader and community development specialist who works to cultivate strong self-reliant communities and inspire a higher quality of life for people across Arizona. Her passions include fostering cultural diversity and inclusion, economic resilience and responsible growth for Arizona.