Candidate Spotlight: Georgette Yaindl
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 Georgette Yaindl
Georgette Yaindl is member-manager of Preventive Law Hawaii LLLC, a public interest law organization committed to eliminating injury and legal conflict from neighborhoods, roadways, and workplaces through “preventive” community legal education. Yaindl moved to Hawaii in 2000 to accept the position of Community Liaison with Hawaii Bicycling League, and soon thereafter also served as Chair of the Honolulu Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Bicycling. She is a former Executive Director of Bike Walk Connecticut and Connecticut Bicycle Coalition, founder of Hartford Parks Bike Tour, and founding member of the Thunderhead Alliance. Yaindl earned a J.D. with a Certificate in Environmental Law at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii/Manoa, and was admitted to the Hawaii Bar in 2008. She also possesses an M.S. in Community Economic Development from New Hampshire College, and a B.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University. A “b”eleiver that the “b”est things in life “b”egin with, yes, the letter “B”, Yaindl loves (her son) Brendan, (grandson) Braid, bicycles, basketball, beaches, beer, Bob Marley, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, and her bed. Aloha!