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

Staff - Angie Quinn

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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Logan Wiening, Creative Engagement Manager

Logan Wiening joined FWT in August 2018 as the Creative Engagement Manager handling Marketing, Graphic Design and Trail Engagement. Born and raised in Fort Wayne, Logan is a graduate of Bishop Dwenger High School (’13) and IPFW (’17) and spent the previous 6 years working for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, starting as an intern and working his way up to Creative Service Director. Outside of his work with FWT, Logan also works as a freelance graphic designer.

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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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2018 Board Members

Kristi Abel
Adam Bartrom
Jon Bomberger
Rhonda Breischaft
Margaret Brooks
LuAnn Erickson
Greg Galecki

Tim Hall
Mark Hisey
Anthony Juliano
Paul Lagemann
Eden Lamb
Ben Langel
Matthew Lehn

Aaron Lybarger
Greg O’Daniel
Marty Pastura
Kim Sabrosky
Brian Schackow
Paul Spoelhof
David Van Gilder

The UAW Local 2209 Conservation and Recreation Committee presents the 3rd Annual Monster Dash 5k Fun Run & Walk to benefit The Fort Wayne Trails!

UAW Local 2209 is proud to be a part of the 2018 Fright Night Festivities! We invite you to join us in our Third Annual Monster Dash 5k Fun Run/Walk on October 20th at 10 a.m. This Halloween-themed fundraiser for Fort Wayne Trails will start and finish in historic Freimann Square in downtown Fort Wayne. So bring your funniest, spookiest or most epic costume and hit the pavement with us