Marie Hahn – Founder, CEO
Marie Hahn is a journalist and community activist who moved to the Ogden area in 2014. With the desire of creating community while making a difference, she organized the Pliking Club in September 2018, with cleanup events posted on Meetup. The group was so successful that in December 2019, Hahn and a newly formed board of directors incorporated as a nonprofit, under the name of Pliking Inc.
Cherie Malone – Founder, Asst. Director
After a successful career in retail Management, Cherie Malone returned to Utah to enjoy the four seasons. She believes in giving back to the community and taking action to encourage participation in keeping trails, parks and water ways clean and beautiful for everyone to enjoy.
Lyndsay Sorrentino – Founder, Secretary/Treasurer
Lyndsey Sorrentino is a transplant from California, where she was active in event planning and fitness training. Her career as a senior tax analyst prepared her well for her service on our board. She loves living in an area with so many trails and helping to create a better experience for all who use them.
Ben Pacheco – Founder, Events Coordinator
Benny Pacheco is an outdoor and nature enthusiast who was born and raised in Northern Utah. Always amazed at the world and wonders of the earth , striving to help future generations understand the importance of caring for the Earth and taking action to do so. Live, Give, and Love.
David Stuart – Founder, Inventory Manager
Dave Stuart is a passionate lover of the outdoors and community. He brings years of experience in trail construction and maintenance to our board. He devotes many hours each week to building and preserving local trails, often while leading scout or other groups.
Nestor Robles – Graphic Designer
Nestor Robles is an entrepreneur, graphic designer and passionate community volunteer. He was one of Pliking’s original founders and has provided great assistance with graphic design, including the development of our logo.
Spencer Bowler – Marketing & Social Media
Spencer Bowler is a student of Environmental and Sustainability Studies at the University of Utah. He is also the founder and CEO of Less Than Wasted, a company dedicated to repurposing discarded items. He is dedicated to helping individuals and businesses reduce waste and lighten their carbon footprint.
Sara Tobin – Pliking Web Designer
Sara Tobin is an Environmental Designer interested in sustainable design in the built environment. She spends much of her time outdoors, and often draws on nature for inspiration. Lets keep that inspiration clean, safe and beautiful!