Our Board of Directors recently selected the 2015-2016 officers for BikeWalkKC and KC B-cycle. The officers help set our strategy and provide leadership for the organization. Our board includes a wide range of leaders from business, government, education, nonprofits, and the community. Congratulations and good luck to all of them!
BikeWalkKC Chair – Barbara Thomas
Barbara is a founding board member, serving as secretary since 2011. She is the Director of Visitor Services at the American Jazz Museum, a long-time member and volunteer for the KC Metro Bike Club, and a founder of STARS (Sisters That Are Riding Strong).
BikeWalkKC Vice-Chair – Doug Washington
Doug is the Director of Recruiting Strategy at TriCom Technical Services. He has a long career in recruiting, marketing, and information technology. Doug has served on the board since 2013.
Bike Share KC Chair – Ryan Adams
Ryan recently joined CityScape Residential as Development and Construction Associate after serving as Associate Director for Development at the Port Authority of Kansas City. He is also involved with the Kansas City chapter of the Urban Land Institute. Ryan joined the board in 2013 and previously served as the Bike Share KC Vice-Chair.
Bike Share KC Vice-Chair – Amanda Grimes
Amanda joined the board in 2014. She is a professor in the Bachelor of Health Sciences program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where her students provide service learning and volunteer hours for BikeWalkKC. She enjoys running and biking and encourages others to do so as well.
Secretary – Paul Martin
Paul joined the board in 2o144, and currently serves as Secretary. He is the Director of Engineering Sales at Zahner, a Kansas City based international architectural metals company. He enjoys numerous benefits by integrating cycling into everyday transportation.
Treasurer – Steve Renz
Steve joined the board in 2013. He is currently Vice-President and Senior Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch.
We also want to say thanks to our officers who provided great leadership over the past year and remain on the board as members.
- Steve Rhoades, BikeWalkKC Chair. Principal at Vireo.
- Brad Satterwhite, Bike Share KC Chair. Owner and Principal at KEM Studio
- Dan Walsh, Treasurer. Vice-President at Inspired Homes.