Press Release – Wyoming Pathways Staff Transitions

For Immediate Release – February 2022

Please contact:
Michael Kusiek – 307-760-9035

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Lander, WY—Wyoming Pathways Board of Directors is pleased to announce two staff transitions for 2022, with the promotion of Michael Kusiek as its new Executive Director, and transition for Tim Young to Special Projects Director.

Kusiek has served as Wyoming Pathways Lander Active Transportation Director for the past year, and will continue to be based in Lander. Michael brings over thirty years’ experience in public health, outdoor recreation and trails.

“As a long-time advocate for active transportation and recreation, I believe in Wyoming Pathways mission to support pathways, trails and walkable communities in Wyoming and I look forward to expanding my role statewide. Wyoming Pathways has such a tremendous reputation and track record of making communities stronger and enhancing public lands across Wyoming—it’s an absolute honor to be asked to lead this organization”, said Kusiek.

Tim Young, the founder and Executive Director of Wyoming Pathways for the last ten years, will transition to a new Special Projects Director position, to focus on projects in the Teton region, including the Greater Yellowstone Trail, Grand Teton Pathways, Teton Mobility BUILD project, and select state policy projects.

Current Outreach Director Pete Skram will continue in his role to support Wyoming Pathways communications and public outreach and advocacy efforts.

Board Chairman Gordon Edwards Jr. welcomed Mike Kusiek to lead the organization, and thanked Tim Young for his long and continuing advocacy in support for better biking, walking, and public land trails to enhance livability in all Wyoming communities.

Please join the Wyoming Pathways Board of Directors to welcome Mike Kusiek to his new role and to thank Tim Young for his years of service.