APBP Announces Results of Board of Directors Elections
Monday, November 19, 2012
CEDARBURG, WI – The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) has announced the results of the annual election for the association's Board of Directors. The three new Board members who will take office on January 1, 2013 are Douglas Adams, Director of Active Transportation, Sam Schwartz Engineering in New York City; Malisa Mccreedy, Pedestrian Program Manager, City of Charlotte (North Carolina) Department of Transportation; and Jessica Mortell, Project Engineer, Toole Design Group in Boston. Brett Hondorp, Principal, Alta Planning + Design in Berkeley, California, was re-elected for a second term. New board members bring a wealth of expertise to APBP, including the perspective of young professionals drawn to an exciting, growing local and global field.
Continuing Board members include Eric Anderson, Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner, City of Berkeley; Jennifer Hefferan, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, District of Columbia Department of Transportation; Norma Moores, Senior Transportation Engineer, IBI Group in Hamilton, Ontario; Philip Pugliese, Bicycle Coordinator, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Mark de la Vergne, Project Manager, Sam Schwartz Engineering; Judi Wallace, President, Wallace Consulting & Training Inc. and Safe Routes to School Consultant in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and Craig Williams, a founding APBP Board member and Principal, Alta Planning + Design in Chicago.
APBP thanks Board members Jon Kaplan (Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager, Vermont Agency of Transportation), Mary Anne Koos (Special Projects Coordinator - Roadway Design, Florida Department of Transportation) and Seleta Reynolds (Livable Streets Section Leader, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency), who are rotating off the Board at the end of 2012. Reynolds served as Board president and will continue to chair the biennial APBP Professional Development Seminar. Koos will continue to chair APBP’s education action team.
The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals provides expertise for sustainable transportation and is the only professional membership organization for the discipline of pedestrian and bicycle transportation. APBP members – employees of all levels of government, consulting firms and non-profits – work in the engineering, planning, landscape architecture, law enforcement, safety, health and promotion fields and specialize in improving conditions for bicycling and walking. For more information about the organization, visit www.apbp.org