Company Overview

Reineke Construction’s focus is on recreational land improvements that increase general awareness of the earth’s natural resources and enhance sustainable access to these resources. Our specialty is well-designed and constructed trail systems, safe and well-structured trail access points, and natural feature restoration. We pride ourselves on high quality workmanship, provided through a cooperative, partnering relationship with our clients.

About Reineke Construction

Since July 2005, Reineke Construction has specialized in trail design, construction, and maintenance; trailhead facility improvements, campground construction; water management and erosion control; forest management; and secondary road construction. The company’s founders, Margie Tatro and Mark Reineke, are a husband and wife team with over 50 years of combined experience in project management and hands on construction. Mark is a licensed professional engineer in the state of New Mexico and a Charter Member of the New Mexico Forest Industries Association. Reineke Construction has been an active member of the Professional Trail Builders Association since 2006 and Margie currently serves as a member of the board of directors for PTBA.


• Woman-owned, limited liability Corporation, incorporated in the state of New Mexico in July 2005
• New Mexico construction licenses GS-8, GB-98, and GF-98
• Licensed professional engineer in the state of New Mexico
• Member of the Professional Trail Builders Association
• Charter member of the New Mexico Forest Industries Association
• Member of the Quivira Coalition
• Comfortable working as an independent contractor or cooperatively with volunteers on joint projects

Key Personnel:

Mark Reineke (Chief Operations Officer)
• Licensed Professional Engineer
• Charter Member, New Mexico Forest Industries Association
• OSHA Trained
• 25+ years of project management experience including 15+ years of trail design and construction experience as both a professional and as a volunteer

Margie Tatro (Chief Executive Officer)
• Over 27 years experience in executive leadership, management, and research
• Advanced degree in mechanical engineering
• Over 15 years of trail design, maintenance and building experience
• Experienced in training, leading and developing volunteer organizations

Chris Michel (Foreman and Arborist)
• Degreed Environmental Engineer
• Trail design and construction experience with the US Forest Service
• USFS certified chainsaw and crosscut sawyer with training in forest management and defensible space design and preparation
• Experienced in training and working with volunteer organizations for trail construction and maintenance
• Environmental business management and operations experience
• Certified Arborist, International Society of Arborculture
• Experienced equipment operator

Estevan Vigil (Field Operations)
• Wildland firefighting trained
• CPR and First Aid trained
• Trail design and construction experience
• Experienced equipment operator

Michael-John Harachik (Field Operations)


Equipment for trail building and watershed restoration projects is diverse and can be transported to work sites. In addition, we pride ourselves in partnerships with clients, suppliers and volunteers, as appropriate for the project.