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, 2014 are Vivian Coleman, Center City Transportation Program Manager, Charlotte (N.C.) Department of Transportation; Brooke DuBose, Senior Planner, Fehr & Peers Transportation Consultants, San Francisco, California; Brian Patterson, Active Transportation Practice Leader
Urban Systems, Vancouver, B.C. 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. Craig Williams, a founding APBP Board member and Principal, Alta Planning + Design in Chicago, was re-elected for a second term.
Continuing Board members include 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.
APBP thanks Board members Eric Anderson, Judi Wallace, and Mark de la Vergne for their contributions to the board. Anderson, Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner, City of Berkeley; and Wallace, President, Wallace Consulting & Training Inc., and Safe Routes to School Consultant in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, are rotating off the Board at the end of 2012. Both Anderson and Wallace will continue to work on APBP’s action teams. Mark de la Vergne, Project Manager, Sam Schwartz Engineering, chose not to run again due to his heavy but exciting workload.
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.