BikeWalkKC is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. They come from a diverse range of backgrounds and contribute greatly to BikeWalkKC's success.
2021-2022 Board of Directors
Community volunteer, retired
Ruth Anne French-Hodson
Attorney at Sharp Law Firm
Amanda Grimes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies
Ashley Z. Hand, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Director of Strategic Communications at the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, KS
Senior Advisor at Parris Communications
John Jespersen, MBA, AIF
Financial Planner and Wealth Advisor at Metcalf Partners
Lead Electrical Engineer at Burns and McDonnell
Lesley Pories, MCRP, MALD
Manager, Sector Strategy at Water.org
Attorney and community volunteer
Senior Vice-President, Digital Marketing Manager at UMB Bank
Robin Shook, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles and Nutrition, Children’s Mercy, University of Missouri-Kansas City