About Us

Children biking on TowpathFort Wayne Trails, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to act as a community partner and advocate with our municipal partners in the development of a connected, multipurpose system of trails in Allen County, Indiana.

Contact us at:

Fort Wayne Trails, Inc.
300 E. Main Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Phone:  260-969-0079
Fax:  (260) 969-1689
Email:  [email protected]

Fort Wayne Trails Staff

Staff - Kent Castleman

Kent Castleman, Executive Director

Kent Castleman joined the FW Trails team as Executive Director in March, 2016, and brings expertise in organizational management, capital projects, fundraising, and community engagement. A native of East Allen County, Kent is also involved as a director of the New Allen Economic Alliance organization, serves on the board of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc., Drug and Alcohol Consortium of Allen County Board of Directors, Paul Clark Non-Profit Resource Center: Get On Board Committee. He served as Vice President of the Monroeville Chamber of Commerce and is a member of Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana. He has been awarded the 2013 40 Under 40 Award, the 2011 Northeast Indiana Connector Award, and others. In his spare time he enjoys his family, singing, gardening, landscaping and do-it-yourself remodeling.

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Angie Quinn, Sustainability Director

Angie Quinn joined FWT’s staff in March, 2015, bringing almost 20 years of non-profit administration and programming experience. From 1996 to 2011 Angie served as Executive Director of ARCH, Fort Wayne’s historic preservation organization. During that time she directed and managed many engagement activities, guided walking tours of downtown and large events such as historic home tours. Angie has her MA from Indiana University in Anthropology, and is an adjunct faculty member at Ivy Tech in Fort Wayne. She completed undergraduate degrees at IPFW. When not at work at Fort Wayne Trails, Angie works as co-owner of the Pembroke Bakery & Café, Northern Indiana’s award-winning vegan and gluten-free friendly bakery and café, with her husband.

Angie serves on the board of ACRES Land Trust. In her spare time she walks and rides the trails near Foster Park, grows heirloom plants in her small urban garden and volunteers for the Little River Wetlands Project.

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Joy Lucas, Administrative AssistantStaff - Joy Lucas

Joy Lucas joined FWT’s staff in July 2014 as its Administrative Assistant. Her background is in Office Administration which she puts to good use by handling all of the day to day organization, reporting, paperwork and office correspondence for FWT. Joy has worked in or near downtown Fort Wayne for several years serving as a volunteer in the Mentoring Department at Early Childhood Alliance, as an IT Assistant for VBOS Inc. and employee for the Carole Lombard House as Tour Guide and Registered Food Handler. She also served as the Administrator for the Phillips Team Real Estate firm for several years and is a former Beauty Consultant for Merle Norman Luxe Day Spa and Salon.

Joy enjoys working with her husband as a volunteer minister of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Fort Wayne area. They devote about 80 hours a month to Bible educational work. Together they enjoy gardening/landscaping, walking, biking, traveling and cruising. Her time alone is spent drawing, painting, reading, writing poetry. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family at dinner parties, coffee shops and tea parties in person or via Skype or Hangouts.

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2019 Board Members

Kristi Abel
21st Century Bradley

Adam Bartrom
Barnes & Thornburg

Jon Bomberger
Faegre, Baker, Daniels


Rhonda Breischaft – FWT Board Secretary
Community Volunteer

Margi Brooks
Brooks Construction

LuAnn Erickson
Director of Human Resources
Southwest Allen County Schools

Greg Galecki
Galecki Financial

Tim Hall
General Manager
Don Hall’s Guesthouse

Mark Hisey
VP – Facilities Planning, Design & Construction
Parkview Health

Amy Houston
Recording Secretary
UAW Local 2209

Anthony Juliano – FWT Board Vice President
Vice President \ General Manager
Asher Agency

Eden Lamb
Outdoor Recreation Coordinator
Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation

Ben Langel
Financial Advisor
Phillips Financial

Matt Lehn
Community Leader

Aaron Lybarger
Vice President of Operations

Greg O’Daniel
O’Daniel Automotive

Marty Pastura – FWT Board President
President / CEO
YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne

Brian Schackow – FWT Board Treasurer
Vice President – Finance
Fort Wayne TinCaps

Paul Spoelhof
Director of Planning and Policy
City of Fort Wayne

Robin Strasser
Director of Administration and Finance
Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority

The UAW local 2209 is raising money for more trail development, June 15th!