Tweetsie Historic Trail Association: Tweetsie Trail News: Honors to our own Dan Reese

Thursday, July 25
Honors to our own Dan Reese


21st American Trails International Trails Symposium

Mr. Daniel Reese, Johnson City, TN won the State of Tennessee, Trails Advocate Award for his promotion of all the trail opportunities that are being developed in the Northeast Tennessee area. Dan is a long time supporter of the Rails-to-Trails project that runs from downtown Johnson City to downtown Elizabethton, a distance of 10.0 miles long.

Dan was recently appointed Chair of the statewide TDEC Commissioner’s Council on Greenways and Trails. This is the advisory committee for the Tennessee Recreational Trails Program (RTP). He was a strong supporter of the Southern Appalachian Greenways Alliance (SAGA) and was stakeholder in the development of the 2006 SAGA Plan. The Plan covered the 7 counties in Northeast, TN and 3 counties in southwest, VA.
(Editor's Note:  Dan is the principal in Alpha Trace Consulting.  He may be contacted at or
(423) 302-7753)