Tina Clothier is the Executive Director of PATH (Peoples Advocacy for Trails Hawaii). PATH is a grassroots, non-profit 501(c)3 bicycling and walking advocacy organization founded in 1986. PATH’s mission is to safely connect the people and places on Hawaii Island with pathways and bikeways.
Prior to joining PATH, Tina enjoyed a 16 year career with the American Cancer Society, and retired in late 2010 from her position as the Chief Staff Officer for the American Cancer Society, Hawaii Pacific Region. Her professional career outside of non-profits includes owning and operating Jack’s Diving Locker from 1981 through 1991, and property manager at King’s Shop, Waikoloa Resort.
Tina has lived on the Big Island for over 35 years, having moved from Oahu in 1979. She has been active in a variety of civic organizations including the Rotary Club of Kona (Past President), Kona Kohala Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity, Family Support Hawaii, Destination Kona Coast, and The Ocean Recreation Council of Hawaii.
MORE ON PATH ON ITS MISSION AND VISION
PATH’s vision is that the Big Island is comprised of healthy communities where all people can safely walk, bike, or take public transportation to meet their transportation and recreation needs.
PATH works with a variety of stakeholders to bring about wiser transportation and recreation investments that build safe and connected pathways and bikeways.
PATH also provides a number of bike and pedestrian safety education programs and community events, like the Lavaman 5k Sunset, PATH 5/10K, Run for Hops and the Run for the Dry Forest, that teach safe and respectful use of facilities, heighten bike & ped safety awareness and encourage active, healthy living.