Tom Noaker received a bachelors degree in Business Administration and Economics from Belknap College, Center Harbor N.H. in 1971 before moving to Oakley via Park City in 1975. After 7 years employed in the local ski and building trades, he founded Park City’s first full time bike shop, New Park Cyclery Inc. He later sold his business to Jan’s Mountain Outfitters where he managed the Bike Division through Sept., 1992. Tom established his current business as an independent sales rep in the bike and ski industry later that year and continues to reside in Oakley with his wife Nan Chalat-Noaker and their son Dylan who is a senior at the University of Utah in the E.A.E. program of Computer Science.
As a Masters-level athlete, Tom has won 16 State Championships in cycling across 4 age divisions, and won 3 USAC Mountain Bike National Championships. In 2003 he was selected as Race Team Head Coach for the Park City Young Riders, leaving in 2010 to coach individual athletes at the Junior U18 and U23 elite level. Tom continues to actively compete in Nordic ski racing and is committed to creating trail opportunities for the South Summit community.
Corey Ann Dutton
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.
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.
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.
Phares was born and raised in Kamas, being a 5th generation resident, his passion for this valley and the surrounding mountains runs very deep! He grew up exploring the Uinta National Forest, a love that continues today.
Phares has been able to expand and share his knowledge of planning, layout, trail building and maintenance as Trails Maintenance Supervisor at Basin Recreation since 2016. He is excited to join SSTF in it’s goal of connecting surrounding communities while providing opportunities of responsible recreation and access to those areas.
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.