Danielle Arigoni, Chair

Arlington, VA


Danielle Arigoni is an urban planner and community resilience expert, and a committed bicycle and bike advocate in her home community of Arlington, VA.  She currently serves as Managing Director for Policy and Solutions at National Housing Trust, where she provides strategic direction for the organization’s sustainability and resilience policy efforts. She is also author of Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation which explores the impacts of climate change on a rapidly growing demographic – people over 65 – and the need for community-scale solutions (including improved bike infrastructure) to reduce risk for all.

Danielle previously served as Director of Livable Communities at AARP and held several leadership positions at HUD, EPA and USAID working to advance sustainable and equitable communities.  She holds planning degrees from Cornell University and University of Oregon, and serves as Chair of the Board for League of American Bicyclists and as a member of the Board for Smart Growth America.