South Summit Trails Foundation

Board of Directors

Corey Ann Dutton

Board President

Corey Dutton was raised in Austin, Texas where she grew up an avid trail runner and later ran cross-country for the University of North Texas. After completing her undergraduate degree, Corey lived in Costa Rica for several years and later studied in Mexico. After graduating with her Masters in Business Administration in 2005, Corey soon moved to Summit County where she’s resided since 2006. In 2008 Corey founded a private debt fund for real estate lending as her principal occupation and in her free time enjoys outdoor pursuits including snowboarding, hiking, and biking. Since moving to the Kamas Valley, Corey has been dedicated to creating awareness in the local community about the value of trails for both recreation and transportation. As part of the South Summit Trails foundation, Corey hopes to organize local citizens to advocate for and build sustainable trails in the Kamas Valley that will be enjoyed by future generations.

Carly Coyle

Director

Originally from Connecticut and London, England, Carly Coyle is an alumni of Outward Bound and the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), which provided a background in leadership and confidence in nature.  She attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison (go Badgers!), with a year abroad in New Zealand.  Continuing West, she spent a summer as Recreation Coordinator in Yellowstone National Park, and moved to Summit County in 2009.  She is excited to contribute her time, knowledge, and passion to providing greater access to outdoor experiences for generations to come.

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Doug Evans

Board Secretary

Doug was raised in Salt Lake City and moved to Oakley in 1982. He studied engineering at the University of Utah and has been an innovator and leader in the public water supply and wastewater industries for over 40 years. In 1999, he assisted the Summit County Commission to form Mountain Regional Water District which supplies the majority of water to western Summit County. Doug has a long history of public service and began advocating for trails in Kamas valley in 1995. He served on the Oakley City Planning Commission, two terms on the City Council and one as Mayor as well as many other State and public boards and committees. Doug has been an avid mountain biker and hiker, who spent much of his younger years roaming across the Uinta and Wasatch range. He and his wife, Diane still campaign for trail and educational opportunities for the youth of Kamas Valley. They have raised four children in Oakley and have five grandchildren. In retirement, Doug enjoys exploring and writing, and He is currently serving on the Summit County Board of Health.

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Adam Brown

Director

Adam Brown was raised in the Southwest Desert of Tucson, Arizona and moved to Summit County in 1995 where he fell in love with outdoor recreation in the mountains. Adam moved to Oakley in 2012, has been married for 16 years, and has 3 growing children. Adam is an Executive Sushi Chef and recently graduated from the University of Utah with a Degree in Environmental and Sustainability. Adam would like to take an environmental and sustainability approach within the growing trails foundation as new trails are planned, built, and maintained in South Summit County. Adam’s specialty is exploring, discovering, and appropriating new trails within the Uinta Mountains and Eastern Southern Summit County. Adam shares the vision of the South Summit Trails Foundation in connecting communities and increasing recreational opportunities through new trail development.

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Howard Sorensen

Director

Howard was born in SLC, Utah and since the age of 3 has been hiking, biking and skiing the mountains of Utah and surrounding states. In 1969 Howard and his best friend Buck were failing their high school English class asking their teacher if they could do a special project for credit. Buck and Hawkeye (Howard) set out to the mountains of Utah, Idaho and Wyoming and filmed the first known footage of “mountain snowboarding”. (Enjoy Here!)
Buck and Hawkeye passed with a B in their English class, and Howard went on to graduate from the U. of U. In Business Communications. He started and owned his own insurance business, has raised 5 children and with his wife Lisa now have 16 grandchildren who love to ski, river run hike and mountain bike together. Howard was a co-founder of South Summit Trails Foundation.

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Rick Fournier

Director

Rick Fournier has lived, worked, and played in Summit County for more than 20 years.  For the past thirteen years he has served as the Trails and Grooming Operations Manager for Park City’s local trails advocate, the Mountain Trails Foundation. During the summer months, Rick designs and builds new trails, manages a 6-person trail crew, and is responsible for the maintenance of nearly 200 miles of trails. In the winter months, Rick oversees grooming operations on approximately 30 kilometers of winter recreation trails in Park City’s, Round Valley Open Space. Rick’s goal as a board member is to share his trail experience and build upon the growing momentum of developing new trails and creating recreational opportunities in the Kamas Valley and beyond.

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Jessica Crystal

Director

Jess grew up in Kamas Valley and married her high school sweetheart, Brent. Still happy 34 years later, they raised 3 sons and have 3 adorable grandsons. In her free time she hikes
the Uinta and Wasatch range.
Jess works on the production crew for Mark Steel Jewelry here in Kamas. She’s been a jeweler for 18 years. Jess grew up on a horse and loving the outdoors. Riding, camping, and hiking with her family and friends. She has explored a lot of Utah as an avid hiker. The Uinta mountains are home. Connecting communities through the love of our growing and amazing trail systems is her focus. She is excited to offer her knowledge and insight to the foundation and its vision.