Board Members
and Meeting Minutes

Board Member Profiles

  • Nancy Hobbs

    Executive Director

    Nancy founded the American Trail Running Association (ATRA) in 1996 and is also chairperson for the USA Track & Field's Mountain, Ultra & Trail Running Council. She is also treasurer of the World Mountain Running Association.

  • Adam Chase

    Adam Chase


    Adam lives in Boulder, Colorado, where he works as a lawyer when not running trails, serving as Salomon's trail running community manager or writing for several endurance sports magazines. With Nancy Hobbs, Adam co-authored "The Ultimate Guide to Trail Running.

  • Ellen Miller

    Ellen Miller

    Vice President

    Ellen lives in Vail, Colorado and has been a member of the US Mountain Running Team staff since 2006. Ellen is also a race director and avid mountaineer having summited Mt. Everest twice.

  • Eve Zimmerman Mills


    Eve is passionate about fitness, especially the sport of running. When she’s not running trails in her back yard in Cabin John, MD she is climbing, hiking or mountaineering in far off lands. Eve is also the co-founder of Girls on the Run of Montgomery County, MD, serving 5,000+ girls annually!

  • Richard Bolt

    Director of Marketing

    An avid outdoor enthusiast, Richard calls Bend, Oregon home. He is the United States representative to the World Mountain Running Association, ATRA's representative at the annual International Skyrunning Federation meeting & member of USA Track & Field's Mountain, Ultra & Trail Running Council. Richard also leads teams of elite American trail runners to World Championship events.

  • Brady Erholtz


    Brandy lives in Evergreen, Colorado with her husband and son. Brandy competed in the World Mountain Running Championships on multiple occasions including the 2012 championship in Italy where she was part of the gold medal winning US women's team.

  • Peter Maksimow

    Outreach & Partnership Specialist

    Peter is our Outreach & Partnership Specialist and lives in Manitou Springs, CO. He is also an elite trail runner and member of the silver medal-winning US team at the 2015 World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships. Peter also has a M.S. in Athletic Administration and is an Inov-8 brand ambassador.

  • Tayte Pollmann

    Project Associate

    Tayte is an ATRA Project Associate, elite mountain & trail runner and recent graduate of the University of Portland. This effervescent 21-year-old is sponsored by Nike Trail Running and will put his degree in English to good use writing and sharing articles and short videos from his upcoming travels across the United States and overseas.