Candidate Spotlight: John Siemiatkoski
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 three open seats and four 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 John Siemiatkoski, the current Board Chair.
John Siemiatkoski, current Board chair, is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and event producer. While at Blackbaud, Inc., he implemented web sites for more than 30 non-profit organizations and has extensive experience in the non-profit leadership, including the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS), where he increased revenue from his chapter’s bicycle tours from $1.4 to $2.6 million. Siemiatkoski sits on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (serving as board President for four years) and has been an active League Cycling Instructor for years, educating more than 450 students. On the League Board, Siemiatkoski has served on the Development, Education, and Governance committees, as well as board chair. If re-elected, Siemiatkoski will help the League: Engage our members and followers in meaningful ways to improve bicycling where they live, work and play; enhance our resources through fundraising so we can deliver our programs to more communities; continue to hire and retain the best staff; focus our education program on delivery; and listen to and learn from our affiliated clubs and partner organizations.