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Andy Clarke was appointed to the position of President in April of 2004 after successfully leading efforts to create, interpret and implement the various transportation programs that are available to improve conditions for bicycling and walking as the League’s State and Local Advocacy Director. Before joining the League in February 2003, Clarke was on contract to provide technical assistance to the highly regarded Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center on site at the Federal Highway Administration. In addition to his strong policy background, Clarke has managed a range of bicycle and pedestrian planning projects at the state and metropolitan levels and has worked extensively with state and local advocacy groups. Clarke is a 1984 graduate of the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom with an undergraduate degree in Law. He is on the Board of Directors for America Bikes, and a member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycling Professionals.
Lili joined the League in June 2013. Her responsibilities include just about anything development-related, including relationship-building and garnering financial support for the League’s programs through grants, individual gifts and other avenues. She holds bachelors and master’s degrees from Salisbury University, where she often returns with her bike, Betsy, to enjoy some of the best scenic routes on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
bicycle friendly community℠ program specialist
Steve visits cities and counties through out the country helping them become more bicycle friendly. Prior to joining the League in December 2013, he was the Walking and Bicycling Program Manager for Transit for Livable Communities, a non-profit based in Minnesota that administered the Non-motorized Transportation Pilot Program for the Minneapolis area. He has been a bike shop owner, bicycle camp director, advocate/organizer, year ‘round bike commuter, bike tourist and racer, independent planning consultant, a League Cycling Instructor (LCI) and Coach and bicycle program manager. He is a past president of the League of American Bicyclists, co-founder of the Minnesota Coalition of Bicyclists, former Director of the Minnesota Pedal Power Camp and was the first Bike/Pedestrian Program Manager for the City of Boulder, Colorado. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Sociology.
Program Manager, national bike challenge202.621.5443
Alison manages the National Bike Challenge. Alison has been with the League since the launch of the Bicycle Friendly Business program in 2008. Before that she worked for Massachusetts-based Landry’s Bicycles. She spent two years managing a store and two years as Marketing Coordinator. She also served three years on the board of the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition. Dewey has a MA in International Relations and Communications from Boston University and is a graduate of St. Olaf College. She spent three years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal, where her bicycle was her primary mode of transportation. She enjoys riding with her family and commutes to work by bike.
Darren joined the League in April 2009. Before moving to D.C., he worked for six years in New York City on a number of urban policy areas including transportation, education and philanthropy, and the arts. Darren has earned a B.A. in history from Syracuse University and a Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in public policy analysis from New York University. Darren keeps his eye on the latest research and data on bicycling and walking. Through the Advocacy Advance program, he provides support to state and local advocates on a range of topics, especially federal, state, and local funding campaigns. Darren was named the 2013 Professional of the Year, Nonprofit Sector, by the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals. Give him a call if you have questions about how the new transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress, MAP-21, affects your community. Darren commutes to work by bicycle daily.
Membership and Education Coordinator
Ariell joined the League in 2012 as the Membership and Education Assistant. She helps with member inquiries and supporting the Education program. Formerly, Ariell was a Program Intern with Atlas Corps, and a swim instructor. She has a B.A. in History from the University of Pacific, in Stockton, CA. She wants to combine biking with her passion, swimming.
women bike manager
Liz manages the Women Bike program. Liz has been with the League since July 2014. Liz is responsible for guiding the League's work around encouraging more women to bike and take leadership roles in bike advocacy. Before joining the League, Liz worked as an outdoor educator designing and instructing programs that taught self-efficacy through challenge and adventure. Liz has worked for nationally recognized outdoor organizations such as Outward Bound and Big City Mountaineers. She has a Masters in Education with a concentration in recreation administration from the University of Arkansas, and a B.A. in Adventure Education from Prescott College. She enjoys mountain biking, and commutes to work by bike daily.
Adonia E. Lugo became the Equity Initiative Manager at the League in November 2013. She’s excited to lead the organization’s efforts to integrate equity into our internal programs and to build a national bike equity network. In collaboration with our Equity Advisory Council, she is creating reports and an equity toolkit that will be a resource for the bike movement in its efforts to reach more women, youth, and communities of color. Adonia has worked since 2008 to bring cross-cultural understanding into bicycle advocacy, planning, and research. In her new role, she plans to keep connecting the dots between grassroots bike cultures and formal advocacy to help the League support many kinds of bike users. Adonia earned her doctorate in cultural anthropology from the University of California, Irvine, where her dissertation research focused on the social networks and cultural norms that shape how we use streets. She is always happy to talk about why and how bicycling can lead the way in equitable and sustainable urban change!
Legal Specialist, Advocacy Advance
Ken provides technical support to advocates attempting to pass state legislation and conducts research to ensure that Advocacy Advance has the best possible understanding of federal transportation programs. Ken joined the League in 2012 after graduating from William & Mary School of Law, and he is a licensed attorney in the state of Virginia. He began using his bike regularly after college and has been car-free since February.
Liz assists with the League's communications, including the American Bicyclist magazine, the e-newsletter and the blog. She is also the 2013 Bike Month Bingo champion among the League staff. Before joining the League in January 2013, she worked as a reporter covering the Justice Department. Liz has journalism and women's studies degrees from Penn State University. She commutes to work on her bright red bike daily.
Program Manager, bicycle friendly Business & University
Amelia manages the Bicycle Friendly Business℠ and Bicycle Friendly University℠ programs. Before joining the League in December 2013, Amelia was the Campus Bicycle Coordinator at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for two and a half years. Before that, she worked in communications at The Nature Conservancy’s worldwide headquarters in Arlington, Virginia for nearly five years. Amelia has a Bachelor’s degree from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA and a Master’s of Science in Environmental Sciences and Policy from Johns Hopkins University.
Vice President, Programs
Bill directs the Bicycle Friendly America℠ program with a particular focus on growing the program as a tool for new communities, businesses and universities. Bill first joined the League in 2002 and has worked in membership and managed the education programs before taking on the BFA program. He holds a BA in History from the University of Florida and an MA from George Mason University.
Director of Education
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Alissa manages the League Cycling Instructor certification, and is ensuring that the League's Safe Cycling curriculum is up to date. Alissa joined the League in 2011 after spending several years designing, implementing, and managing education programs for other nonprofits. She holds a BA in Education and Recreation and Leisure Administration from Florida State University.
Director of Communications
Carolyn directs the League's communications, from American Bicyclist magazine to the Bike League Blog. Carolyn joined the League staff in March 2012, after nearly 10 years as a print reporter and two years at the Alliance for Biking & Walking. Carolyn is also a columnist for Bicycle Times magazine and a contributing writer for Momentum magazine.
Vice President of Government Relations
Prior to joining the League of American Bicyclists in 2012, Caron served as the Campaign Director for America Bikes where she coordinated and implemented America Bikes federal policy agenda. Before that, she worked for the National Wildlife Federation on smart growth, international policy, and community engagement. In addition, Caron served as a Community Land Use Planner for the State of North Carolina Division of Coastal Management, providing technical assistance to local governments and staffing a stakeholders’ council responsible for revising state planning regulations. She has a Masters in Environmental Management for Duke University, Nicolas School of the Environment and a Bachelors of Arts from Williams College.
Director of Membership202.822.1333
Scott has been the Membership Director for the League since 2010. He handles the club insurance program, as well as making sure members get their magazines, membership cards, and other benefits. He has spent his career working at the intersection of nonprofits and technology.
Chief Operating Officer
Jakob is involved in the day-to-day management of our team and operation. This provides him with the awesome opportunity to have some level of involvement with all of the League's programs. He's responsible for our members, partners and supporters having a great experience when they work and interact with us and our staff. Prior to working with the League, Jakob was Chief Operating Officer of Revolution Cycles, a group of bicycle retail stores in the DC Metro area. He loves all of his bikes equally and his favorite ride is his daily commute in from Arlington. Jakob is the Chair of the Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee and believes that bikes can be a part of the solution to many problems. He has a degree in Kinesiology from James Madison University.
Program Manager, Bicycle Friendly Community℠ & Bicycle Friendly State℠
Nicole joined the League in July 2011 after working for two years at the World Bank. In 2007, she was a member of the team that organized the world bicycling conference Velo-city in Munich as part of an internship with one of the leading bicycle transport planning firms in Germany. She holds a BA in Political Management from the University of Applied Sciences Bremen and a MA in Community Planning from the University of Maryland.