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For Immediate Release 02/10/2015
Contact Rich Cook
IMBA Development Director
303-545-9011 ext. 1104
The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew (TCC) program is expanding its reach in 2015 by adding IMBA's nine regional directors to the Trail Care Crew educational program. This will allow IMBA to serve a larger number of organizations as well as increasing the number of advanced training sessions.
Also in 2015, the roster of TCC sponsoring companies will expand. Subaru of America has generously supported the program in the title sponsor position for 18 years. The team of sponsoring companies now also includes Yakima, Trek Bicycles, Maxxis, Smith Optics and Dirt Rag magazine.
The TCC will remain IMBA's traveling trail-building experts and continue to serve IMBA chapters and other organizations in need of educational training sessions. Groups just getting their feet wet with trail building and trail advocacy are encouraged to continue applying for TCC visits. Groups needing more advanced training are also encouraged to apply. Each application will be assessed for its specific needs, and groups requesting higher-level services—from strategic planning to in-depth government relations work—will have access to IMBA’s region directors.
IMBA's region directors have significant experience in nonprofit management, grant writing, interaction with land agencies, trail advocacy and more, plus a passion for mountain biking in their home regions. The depth of this group’s local knowledge will allow IMBA to serve more organizations and assist with their most challenging projects.
If your organization, land management agency or parks department is interested in learning to build sustainable singletrack or increasing the effectiveness of local trail advocacy and planning work, explore IMBA's full curriculum of courses. TCC applications are accepted annually each October for the following year.
The current traveling Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew is Jordan Carr and Lani Bruntz. Learn more about them and IMBA’s regional staff members.
To see the current schedule and find a TCC visit near you, click here.
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