2007 Volunteer of the Year NERO
Steve Smith, of the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Berkshire Chapter, is the New England regions Volunteer of the Year for 2007. Under Smithís leadership the chapter reported an impressive 90 percent completion rate for boundary maintenance work along the A.T. corridor throughout Massachusetts. In addition to keeping up with both maintaining and monitoring the boundary, he has been a leader in mitigating encroachments in the Trail corridor and educating Trail neighbors about living next door to a National Park. Smith was a member of ATCís former Board of Managers and currently serves on the Conservancy’s Stewardship Council and the finance committee.