Colleen Peterson


Colleen Peterson, of Frostburg, Maryland, a former vice president of university advancement at Frostburg State, has been section-hiking the Appalachian Trail since 2012 (Lyme disease having cut short a thru-hike that year). A graduate of the State University of New York at Cortland, she has served on numerous local and state nonprofit boards and commissions, in 2010 was named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women, and continues to provide consulting to nonprofit and business clients in western Maryland. Colleen joined the Board in 2015 and has served on several committees, including the Advancement Committee of which she is the Chair.