BMECC Mission and Objectives
To preserve the forests, protect the wildlife, and promote and encourage mountain climbing, hiking, camping, and the appreciation of nature.
To assist in and provide for the preservation and perpetual protection of the Appalachian Trail (specifically on the Blue Mountain between the Lehigh Gap and the Susquehanna River).
To construct and maintain shelters, arboretums, and other facilities for public use and enjoyment.
To acquire for the above purpose by purchase, lease, gift, grant, devise, or otherwise such tracts of land as may be necessary.
To provide a program of activities whereby members can enjoy nature and each others' fellowship.
Trails: David Bailey
Corridor Management / Lands: Jason Davis
Shelters: Bernie Stabinski
Rentschler Arboretum: Linda Enders
Program: Joan Moyer
Membership: Jim Barnett
Activities / Newsletter: Vacant
Public Relations / Education: Michelle Waterman
Archives: Barry Webb
Invested Funds: Andrew Eldridge
Partner Organization Representatives & Pennsylvania Appalachian Trail Advisory Committee
Regional Partnership Committee, Appalachian Trail Conservancy (MARPC)
Bernadette Leibensperger (alternate)
Keystone Trails Association (KTA)
Pennsylvania Appalachian Trail Advisory Committee
The executive committee shall consist of the officers, the board of directors of the Association and the chairmen of all committees. The executive committee shall have responsibility for all the assets of the Association, and it shall be their duty to ensure that such assets are not misappropriated. It shall further be the responsibility of the executive committee to transact such business as may be appropriate or necessary between meetings of the membership.