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.

  • Richard Bolt


    An avid outdoor enthusiast, Richard aspires to live the Bend, Oregon lifestyle. He is U.S. representative to the World Mountain Running Association, ATRA's representative to the International Skyrunning Federation & member of USA Track & Field's Mountain, Ultra & Trail Running Council.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Tayte Pollmann

    Project Associate

    Tayte is an elite mountain & trail runner and graduate of the University of Portland. This effervescent 21-year-old is sponsored by Nike Trail Running and is putting his degree in English to good use writing articles and short videos from his trail running adventures across the United States and overseas.

  • Allie McLaughlin

    Video Producer

    A graduate of the University of Colorado with a degree in communications, Allie produces videos for weddings, events, music videos and live performances. She is the 2018 USATF Mountain Running Champion and won a team gold medal at the 2017 World Mountain Running Championships.

  • Robert “Sherb” Sherburn

    Event Specialist

    Robert lives in Dallas, Texas where he is an RRCA Certified Running Coach and experienced event organizer at trail running races, trade shows and expos. His clients include the Trans-Rockies Run, High Altitude Events, Cadence Sports, New York Road Runners and US Trail Running Conference to name a few.

  • Peter Maksimow

    Event Specialist

    Peter lives and runs trails 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.