Kit Keller, JD, Executive Director of the Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals (APBP), views the world from a public policy perspective, drawing upon training in political science, psychology, community organizing, law and legal writing.
Prior to her work with APBP, Kit collaborated with local businesses and government to orchestrate a successful new transit start-up, helped to develop and fund shared use trails, promoted walkable and bicycle-friendly communities, and facilitated Safe Routes to School programs. She has served in elected and appointed local government positions and on various boards, including the local League of Women Voters.
Kit works from a home office in Cedarburg, Wisconsin and makes most of her trips on foot or by bike. She is a reformed speeder and recovering lawyer.
karen (at) apbp (dot) org
Karen brings her strong writing skills and extensive project management background to apbp.
A California native and UC Berkeley graduate in rhetoric, she has a proven track record as a project manager in conceiving and managing successful strategic marketing and social media campaigns as well as providing branding solutions for large corporations, non-profits and higher education entities.
She lives in Mequon, WI, with her bicycle mechanic husband, Bill, along with two dogs, two cats, and a 26 year-old parrot named Harry.
|Leslie Feiler |
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Leslie comes to APBP after 26 years of office management experience, both in the chiropractic field and as coordinator of a multi-tenant commercial office building. Her previous positions have instilled a firm belief in customer service, and training in office organizational skills.
Leslie resides in Cedarburg, WI with three cats, and her dog named Blue. She and her husband, Dave, are active gardeners, and have two adult children, Ryan and Noah.
Member Services | Webinar Program manager
phil (at) apbp (dot) org
Phil Miller brings to APBP over 30 years of pedestrian and bicycle planning experience in local, regional and state programs, and has been extensively involved with bicycle advocacy, competitive cycling, and non-profit leadership throughout his career. Based in Redmond, Washington, Phil served as manager for King County, Washington’s regional RoadShare (Non-motorized Transportation) Program from 1985 to 1999, and has worked in consulting since. Phil was a founding Board member of APBP, and has served on the Boards of the League of American Bicyclists, the Northwest Bicycle Foundation (now Bicycle Alliance of Washington), and the Washington State Bicycling Association. Phil is currently a Planning Commissioner for the City of Redmond, Washington.
Phil’s recent work includes being a Principal Author for the development of the City of Seattle Bicycle Master Plan and serving as project manager for the Seattle Bicycle Master Plan Implementation Project. He has worked on the streetscape, bicycle, and pedestrian planning for the Yesler Terrace Redevelopment in Seattle and the University of Washington Burke-Gilman Trail Design Study. Phil has worked as the lead planner on numerous local and regional non-motorized transportation plans, including efforts for the City of Seattle, Sound Transit, King County, Cities of Sammamish , Maple Valley, and Federal Way (WA), Skagit County, Clark County, Nevada, San Bernardino County, California, and the State of Nevada.
A competitive cyclist starting at age ten, Phil is now an International Commissaire (referee) with the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), one of only a handful of Americans to have achieved this rank. As a commissaire, Phil has travelled nationally and internationally to officiate at professional cycling events, including numerous National and World Championships for road racing, track racing, cyclocross and paracycling across North America, Europe and in South America. As a part of this "2nd career”, Phil has taken on numerous national roles of leadership, including teaching all of USA Cycling’s elite-level officiating seminars for the past ten years, and serving ten years on the USA Cycling National Technical Commission. He served on the staff at the 1996 Olympic Games, and in Washington was responsible for the development of Washington State’s Guide to the Permitting of Bicycle Races for the Department of Transportation. You can still find Phil mentoring and coaching new racers on Thursday Nights at the Marymoor Velodrome. Meanwhile, he just started his 30th season officiating the popular Friday Night Racing program!
Phil and his wife Debi Friese have three children – Ryan (a graduate student in Urban Planning at the University of Washington), Brandon, an undergraduate in Math and Chemistry at Seattle University, and Erin, a freshman at Western Washington University in Bellingham.
linda (at) apbp (dot) org
Linda Tracy administers the National Complete Streets Coalition workshop series on behalf of the Coalition’s Steering Committee partner APBP.
She provides technical assistance and coaching to people at the state and local levels using NCSC workshops as catalysts for taking next steps toward their complete streets objectives. She also administers the Designing Pedestrian Facilities for Accessibility course.
Linda is also the Assistant Editor of the bi-weekly CeneterLines newsletter, provides technical assistance on community change as a director for a private foundation and teaches alpine skiing. She is a former elected City Council alderman, MPO board chair and regional public transportation board co-chair.
She is married to bicycle and pedestrian pioneer John Williams.