Catherine Ahern, Vice President, Member Services

Catherine Ahern – is Vice President, Member Services for the American Recreation Coalition (ARC). In addition to member services, Ms. Ahern is responsible for program marketing, membership development and administrative services and serves as ARC’s Corporate Secretary. She also works closely with the Coalition for Recreational Trails, a coalition of trail-related groups that was formed in 1992 to ensure that the Federal Recreational Trails Program receives adequate funding. Prior to joining ARC in July 1995, Ms. Ahern served as a senior executive with the International Snowmobile Industry Association, ending her 22-year tenure with that organization as its President. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Vanderbilt University and received a Master’s degree in Library Science from Florida State University.