Central/South Regional Representative
Reports to: Florida National Scenic Trail Program Director
Position Summary – The Regional Representative’s primary responsibility is to coordinate successful trail management, protection, and volunteer work on the Florida National Scenic Trail (FNST) within the Central/South Florida region (between the southern boundary of the Ocala National Forest and the FNST Southern Terminus in Big Cypress National Preserve). He or she will cultivate collaborative partnerships with a diverse group of landowners, business and community leaders, government officials and the public to achieve the following outcomes:
• Build sustainable trail stewardship programs;
• Increase regional and state-wide awareness of the FNST’s natural, cultural, recreational, and historical resources and how these resources benefit the public;
• Enhance public and private support for maintaining, permanently protecting and enhancing the recreational quality of the FNST in accordance with the values outlined in the 1968 National Trails System Act and the FNST Comprehensive Management Plan.