League Staff

New League Staff: Anna Tang

By Raven Wells | April 21, 2022

Meet Anna Tang: our new Bicycle Friendly America program specialist!

In Memoriam: Matthew Green

By bikeleague | May 19, 2021

It is with a heavy heart that the League informs our community of the passing of Matthew Green. If you have ever sent in a donation to the League, ever…

Meet the next generation of transportation advocates: our interns!

By Lauren Jenkins | November 6, 2020

This week, the League is thrilled to welcome two new interns, Adekemi Ademuyewo and Cecily Foote, who will be contributing to the League’s upcoming work.

#BikesUnite Round-up for May 8th

By Lauren Jenkins | May 8, 2020

It’s the second Friday of Bike Month, and during this particularly cruel year, I find myself looking for ever more things to cheer. So it is that I’m dedicating Fridays…

Riding through this together

By BillN | March 23, 2020

With the continued spread of COVID-19, the need to build places that support everyone’s access to healthy, safe, activity-friendly ways to get to everyday destinations has come into sharp focus.

League welcomes new Board Chair; Bill Nesper appointed Executive Director

By bikeleague | October 31, 2017

The League Board of Directors elected new officers last weekend and appointed Bill Nesper as Executive Director. Ralph Monti was unanimously chosen for the position of Board Chair.

President Andy Clarke to Depart After 12 Years

By bikeleague | June 30, 2015

After 12 years as President of the League of American Bicyclists, Andy Clarke has informed the organization’s Board of Directors that he is stepping down from his position to pursue other opportunities. “It’s the right time for me to move on and allow fresh ideas and new leadership to take the League forward,” Clarke said. In a letter to the League board, Clarke said: “I have enjoyed the immense privilege of leading the League of American Bicyclists as its President. During that time, the organization has indeed led the movement to create a more bicycle-friendly America, and I am proud of the many accomplishments we’ve seen in our programs during my tenure.”

Don’t Let Anyone Steal Your Joy

By bikeleague | August 29, 2014

The League’s Development Director, Lili Afkhami, shares her transformative cycling story, reflecting on her journey from being unable to walk up a flight of stairs to triumphantly finishing a half-Ironman triathlon — and urging riders of all backgrounds to never allow anyone to steal your joy in biking.

Meet our New Women Bike Manager

By bikeleague | July 30, 2014

It’s hard to believe that it was less than two years ago that the League launched Women Bike, the first national advocacy program aimed specifically at closing the gender gap in bicycling. In that time, the interest and support for the initiative has been overwhelming and we’re excited to advance the conversation even further by hiring a dedicated, full-time staff member. Meet Liz Jones, our new Women Bike Manager.

New League Staff: Amelia Neptune

By bikeleague | December 6, 2013

Yesterday we welcomed Steve Clark to staff, and today we are introducing Amelia Neptune, our new Bicycle Friendly America Program Specialist. We’re excited to welcome Amelia to staff! She’ll be managing the Bicycle Friendly Business and Bicycle Friendly University programs.