Tread Lightly! Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer to Team

Tread Lightly!
Tread Lightly!
Tread Lightly!
Tread Lightly!

SALT LAKE CITY, UT. -( Tread Lightly! is pleased to announce an expansion of its team with the addition of a new Chief Operating Officer (COO), Casey Snider.

Snider will also serve as Assistant Director of the national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting responsible recreation as a lifestyle for the benefit and enjoyment of people of all ages and abilities.

“Casey is a big win for Tread Lightly! and we are excited to welcome him aboard,” said Lori McCullough, CEO & Executive Director of Tread Lightly!.  “With the rapid growth we’ve experienced in the last few years, it became our top priority to hire a leader who is able to help Tread Lightly!’s team deliver measurable, cost-effective results and continue meeting the needs and exceeding expectations of our partners.  Casey is exactly what we needed and fits in naturally with our team.”

Snider will focus on continually improving operational performance, building a strong team to help implement Tread Lightly!’s strategic initiatives and growing organizational capacity to advance Tread Lightly!’s mission and vision.

Casey grew up farming in his hometown of Liberty, UT.

He received his undergraduate degree from the Quinney College of Natural Resources at Utah State University and has a Masters in Environmental Policy from Johns Hopkins University.

He has extensive experience in both the nonprofit and federal government sectors.

When he is not out hunting or fishing he resides in Paradise, Utah with his wife and daughter.

“We anticipate 2017 to be our biggest year yet,” McCullough said. “With Casey’s help, we will increase awareness of Tread Lightly!’s principles, programs and partnerships nationwide.”

About Tread Lightly!:

Tread Lightly! is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to promote responsible recreation through ethics education and stewardship programs. Tread Lightly!’s educational message, along with its unique training and restoration initiatives are strategically designed to instill an ethic of responsibility in outdoor enthusiasts and the industries that serve them. The program is long-term in scope with a goal to balance the needs of the people who enjoy outdoor recreation with our need to maintain a healthy environment. Tread Lightly!’s award-winning materials, programs and services are solutions to some of the nation’s most pressing recreation issues.

Individuals and businesses can commit to Tread Lightly! and protect outdoor access by becoming a member at

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