On Thursday, the Pocono Heritage Land Trust named Cindy Miano its new executive director and announced four new members of its board of directors.
The new board members include:
- Kathleen Flynn of Paradise Falls (founder of TDE Marketing)
- Rita Lacey of Kunkletown (founder of Close the Loop)
- Bill McGlone of Bangor (owner/operator of the grocery store Main Street Market and deputy wildlife conservation officer)
- Ray Molina of Stroudsburg (retired physician)
Cindy Miano is an educator and the former executive director of the Shawnee Institute, an educational/environmentally based nonprofit in the Poconos. In that role Cindy developed the Road Scholar Lifelong Learning Programs and created a model for multi-level Appalachian Trail hikes that Road Scholar has adapted and utilizes for hundreds of their domestic and international hiking programs.
She is a wilderness survival guide, avid cyclist, yoga instructor, and is currently completing certification as an international mountain guide with the American Hiking Guides Association.