David Van Slyke Elected President of Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation Board of Directors
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.