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Candidate Spotlight: Ann Rivers Mack
The League’s Board of Directors serves a critical role in guiding the organization to a sustainable and vibrant future. The Board is made up of both board-appointed and member-elected seats — and currently, there are five open seats and nine candidates for those member-elected spots. We need YOUR votes to determine who will join the board for the next three years.
You can read more about all of the candidates and how to vote at bikeleague.org/vote. We are also highlighting each of our nine candidates on the blog this week and next. Today’s candidate spotlight is Ann Rivers Mack, a current board member up for reelection.
ANN RIVERS MACK
Mack’s qualifications to serve on the League’s board of directors include: Thirty years in the non-profit world advocating for and leading successful systems-level changes; more than six years serving as CEO of one of the largest bicycle/pedestrian organizations in the country, having led a strategic shift from trail building and capital projects to a focus in policy, planning and programming; Serving on a number of regional transportation advisory committees, the Association for Pedestrian and Bicycling Professionals board of directors, and an active member of the Alliance for Biking and Walking; and recognition of achievements includingDistinguished Service to Missouri Cycling. Mack is very committed and strongly passionate about the role cycling must and will play in a healthier, more efficient and vibrant society. Increasing the diversity of people engaged in this conversation is essential and will bring even more momentum and opportunities for cycling to take its deserved, central role in our urban, suburban and rural communities. Mack’s background in non-profit leadership and willingness to strategically take on challenges will serve the League staff, board and memberships very effectively.