Hannah Walsh of Thomaston has been promoted to program director at Trekkers.

She has been serving as a program manager since September of 2014, but her commitment to the local community goes back even further. Walsh spent 2012 to 2014 as an Island Institute and Americorps Island Fellow, serving as the service-learning coordinator with Maine island schools, and as the after school and garden program coordinator at the Jackson Memorial Library.

She holds a bachelor's degree in environmental science from the University of Vermont. Walsh has been on dozens of Trekkers expeditions over the years. For more information, call 594-5095.