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Executive Committee

The chapter Executive Committee ("ExCom") is the top level of chapter leadership, representing all the committees that keep us humming.

The members of the AMC-Berkshire Executive Committee are listed below. Feel free to contact them with any questions or issues you may have.

Chapter Officers - 2021

Chair: Brant Cheikes (
Vice Chair: Heather Wyman (
Treasurer: Tricia O'Neil Hanrahan (
Secretary: Ashley Warner (

Committee Chairs

Appalachian Trail Committee: Cosmo Catalano (, 413.454.4773)
Bicycling Committee: Janine Papesh (
Conservation Committee: Robert Cherdack & Rosie Walter (
Diversity Committee: Alex Cowley (
Family Programs: vacant
Membership/Social Committee: vacant (position description)
Mountaineering Committee: Chris Neil & Chris Thompson (
New England Trail Committee: Ray Girard (​
Nominating Committee: Cosmo Catalano, Kathy Martin, Jan Alicia Nettler, Jack Spear
Outings Committee: Kathy Martin (
Paddling Committee: Dee Dice, Mary Therese Durr, Bonna Wieler (
• 20s/30s Committee: Jack Spear (
Training and Education Committee: Bill Fogel (
Social Media Editor: Leah Brodsky (
Webmaster: Brad Gawron (


Chapter Trips Approver: Jon Hanauer (
Regional Director: Charlie Arsenault (
Regional Trails Coordinator: Aaron North ( 617.523.0636 x56524)
Tuesday Hiking: Mary Moriarty (; Lewis Popper (
Past Chair: Martin Mahoney (

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