Boardwalk Volunteer Bob Haas Gets Extra Mile Award

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Paul Leikin Extra Mile Award: Recognizes those volunteers who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to projects such as a book, map or advocacy. This year we presented the award to:

Robert Haas at the A.T.project siteBob Haas, of Wappingers Falls, NY.

Bob was a key member of the team that designed, planned, and built the Appalachian Trail Great Swamp Boardwalk in Pawling, NY, that opened this past summer. Over the course of the 2 1/2-year project, Bob made more than 50 trips to the site and put in more than 350 hours of work.

Robert Haas (l) receives award from Jim Haggett.

Bob was one of three project volunteers to be recognized for extraordinary contributions of skills and time. The others were Frank Dogil and Stephen Klauck.

To see list of all awards presented in 2012, click here.


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