David Van Slyke Elected President of Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation Board of DirectorsOctober 28, 2014
Preti Flaherty attorney David Van Slyke, Chair of Preti Flaherty's Environmental Practice Group, has been elected President of the Board of Directors of Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation.
Founded in 1982 as a nonprofit organization created to enable those with physical disabilities to participate in snow skiing, the organization has since grown to add three winter sports and a full summer program, including golf, cycling, paddling, hiking and fishing. Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation, formerly known as Maine Handicapped Skiing, also offers specialty programs for veterans and active-duty military with physical disabilities.
David has had a longtime involvement with Maine Adaptive, including serving as the organization's pro bono General Counsel since 1999. He is a Partner practicing in the firm's Portland office and is a nationally recognized attorney in environmental law with a distinguished career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C.