Trish is from Belchertown, MA and first joined the Susquehannock staff in 2011.
She earned a Bachelors of Science in Nursing with Honors from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA) and is a graduate of the US Army Sergeants Major Academy, US Army Airborne School, Air Assault School and The Master Fitness Trainer Course. Trish is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Emergency Management.
Trish is an avid outdoor athlete, leader and team builder. She retired from the United States Army as a Command Sergeant Major with 25 years of service and has competed nationally in Orienteering, Marksmanship and as a Biathlete. Trish has also competed in numerous endurance races, including a third place finish in the Bataan Death March. She loves hiking and camping and has completed many of the New England sections of the Appalachian Trail.
Trish also brings an extensive history of strategic management, program development and heavy equipment/vehicle operation and training from her experience as a Command Sergeant Major with a Transportation Battalion, Recruit Training Battalion and Recruiting Battalion, in addition to overseas tours in Kuwait and Iraq. This includes Operations Planning, Major Event Coordination, Coaching, Mentoring, Team Development and Staff Training. She is also a Registered Nurse with almost 20 years experience in the Emergency Room and has been a part of the Camp Susquehannock medical team for 6 summers.
Trish and her husband Perry were married in 1991.
Special skills and interests include: RN, Lifeguard, Commercial Drivers License, PADI/NAUI Certified Dive Master, Current Licensed Skydiver, Hiking, Camping, Orienteering, Swimming, Canoeing/Kayaking and Gardening