Adventurer at heart
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Marcia Fairweather is an adventurer at heart and participates in many outdoor activities and programs. After visiting our headquarters during a rafting trip to Harpers Ferry, W.V. in 1993, she caught the bug to hike the Appalachian Trail (A.T.). She completed the entire Trail as a section hiker in August of 2008. She has initiated A.T. hikes for others as part of a mission to get as many people to hike at least 10 miles of the Trail in every state through her A.T. in Every State program (ATIES). As an avid Girl Scout, she was introduced to nature and the outdoors in her youth and has provided continued support as an adult leader and trainer. She plans outdoor adventure excursions and local activities through her Fresco Adventures program for adults and youth.
She is a member of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club and participates in activities of other outdoor related clubs, and is on the board of directors of Washington Women Outdoors. Her experience in information technology, project management, and as a consultant in the business and real estate development industry provides professional experience to assist in the many development efforts required by the ATC.