2024 Board of Directors

Sophia Benner

Sophia Benner (2022 - 2024, 1st Term)
Street Design Project Coordinator, City of Austin
Austin, Texas

Sophia moved to Austin, TX, in 2011 to pursue a Master in Community and Regional Planning at the University of Texas and has lived there and worked as an urban planner ever since. As a consultant writing active transportation plans for cities around Texas including Austin, she was deeply involved in local bicycle advocacy, serving as the Chair of the City of Austin Bicycle Advisory Council in 2016. Now working for the City of Austin Active Transportation & Street Design Division, she focuses on creating partnerships, breaking down silos, and helping the Austin Transportation Department incorporate racial equity into their work. She is currently working on the Austin Bike Plan update, leading the Bike Parking Program, leading the Austin Bike Map updates, co-facilitating the Chronic Disease Prevention/Active Living Coalition, and co-leading the Austin Transportation Department’s Inclusion Diversity Equity Action team. She is a proud Uruguayan American, speaks Spanish and French, and is a happy member of the limb-difference family. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, hosting friends, dancing, birding and learning American Sign Language.  

Cody Christianson (2024-2026, 1st term)
Transportation Project Manager, Bolton & Menk, Inc. 
Fargo, North Dakota

Cody is a Transportation Project Manager with Bolton & Menk, Inc. After living and working around the country from Anchorage, AK to Boulder, CO to Minneapolis, MN, he resides back in his hometown of Fargo, ND. Cody has a passion fo

r providing active modes of transportation, so he established and now leads the Active Transportation Services group at Bolton & Menk. His national bicycle and pedestrian design expertise helps build support for improved multimodal infrastructure. By harnessing his experience, listening to community input, and coordinating with project stakeholders, he creates accessible designs that are feasible and implementable, easy to navigate, and improve the region’s transportation system for those who walk, bike, or roll. Cody has been an active member of APBP serving on the Webinarios Committee and multiple conference planning committees. When not at work, you can find Cody enjoying the trails of Eastern ND and Northern MN with his wife and two kids or watching a game of English Football with friends and family. 

Jeremy Chrzan headshot.Jeremy Chrzan, Treasurer (2022 - 2024, 2nd term)
Multimodal Design Practice Lead, Toole Design Group
Silver Spring, Maryland

Jeremy Chrzan is the Multimodal Design Practice Lead for Toole Design, responsible for ensuring that staff are applying best practices from concept through construction. Much of Jeremy’s work centers around streets that provide safe and comfortable walkways and bikeways. He has been a primary author for the Massachusetts DOT Separated Bike Lane Planning & Design Guide, Ohio DOT’s Multimodal Design Guide, Los Angeles Supplemental Street Design Guide, and other state and local design guides. He is currently working on finalizing the update of the AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities.

Jeremy speaks frequently at conferences, trainings, and public meetings to educate planners, engineers, city officials, and the public about bicycle facility best practices. He has also spent a considerable amount of time throughout his career working on pedestrian accessibility issues, including the design of curb ramps, the review of pedestrian facility designs on behalf of agencies and DOTs, and the review of accessibility issues for transit facilities. Jeremy is a member of the National Capital Region Chapter.

Camilla DartnellCamilla Dartnell, Vice President (2022 - 2024, 1st Term)
Senior Planner, Kittelson and Associates

Portland, Oregon 

Camilla is passionate about creating walkable and bikeable places to improve the sustainability, health, and livability of communities. As a senior planner and engineer at Kittelson and Associates, Camilla combines this excitement with her expertise in active transportation planning, conceptual design, performance measurement, and spatial analysis to contribute to thriving communities. Camilla’s experience spans the United States, from Oregon, Alaska, and California to Massachusetts, and in her spare time, Camilla enjoys being outside gardening, backpacking, or bikepacking in the Pacific Northwest wonderland that she calls home. 

Carlos DelgadoCarlos E. Delgado (2024-2026, 1st term)
Global Partnerships Manager + Community Development Consultant
Montreal, Québec

Carlos is a community development consultant and the Global Partnerships Manager with Clear Impact, an impact measurement and performance reporting solutions software company. Passionate about racial, gender and ethnic equity at the forefront of economic, community and workforce development, Carlos worked at PolicyLink before joining Clear Impact; where he provided capacity building support, advisory services, and policy research to local governments and community organizations to craft and implement outcome based equitable growth and development strategies. In addition, Carlos is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Urban Manufacturing Alliance and serves as city advisor for the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Legacy Cities Community of Practice program. He was also a member of APBP’s Equity and Inclusion Committee (formerly the Equity and Inclusion Task Force). He currently resides in Montreal and in his spare time, Carlos enjoys playing tennis, exploring different cities and neighborhoods, live music and supporting the Toronto Raptors and Syracuse University basketball teams.

Mauricio Hernandez

Mauricio Hernandez (2024 - 2026, 2nd term)
Senior Planning Associate at Alta Planning + Design
Oakland, California 

Mauricio is an experienced multimodal planner who prioritizes equity in all aspects of his practice. Originally from Bogotá, Colombia, he strives to incorporate bilingual public involvement strategies to the transportation planning process. He has a background working in multimodal transportation and micromobility, having led the implementation and evaluation of countless bikeshare programs throughout the US, as well as national studies for Federal Highway Administration and the National Academies of Science. Mauricio’s passion lies in the development and implementation of active transportation, tactical urbanism, and open streets projects with a focus on public engagement and data analytics. 

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Aditya Inamdar, AICP, LEED AP, RSP (2024-2026, 1st term)
Urban Designer and Planner, Kittelson & Associates
Washington, D.C.

Aditya is an urban designer and planner with Kittelson & Associates. Aditya builds on his broad interdisciplinary experience in urban design, architecture, and city planning. He specializes in providing urban design solutions that leverage transportation projects to create sustainable and livable communities. Aditya strongly believes in a collaborative public engagement approach and interdisciplinary teamwork to develop recommendations. His experience includes developing complete streets plans, multimodal corridor studies, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and transit-oriented development plans. Aditya’s practice spans several states in the US, with projects in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, DC, Virginia, Texas, Florida, and California. In his spare time, Aditya loves to explore cities and urban life across the world with his family, and pedal with his toddler around the DC region on its vast network of trails.

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Amanda Leahy, AICP, Ex-officio (2024)
Senior Planner, Kittelson & Associates, Inc
Oakland, California

Amanda is a Senior Planner with Kittelson & Associates, Inc. Her areas of expertise include bicycle and pedestrian planning and design, multimodal traffic operations and safety analysis, and complete streets policy and implementation. Amanda is committed to creating a safe and comfortable public realm for people of all ages and abilities. She is passionate about strengthening connections between people and place through sound planning and analysis; creative, context-sensitive design and engineering; and effective stakeholder and community engagement. She is particularly interested in exploring the relationships between transportation, land use, health, safety, and equity. When she’s not in the office, you can find Amanda urban exploring with friends and family, rural adventuring with her two dogs, or pedaling around town while pondering transportation technologies and innovations of the future. 

Marvin MacaraigMarvin Macaraig, Ph.D. (2024 - 2025, 1st Term)
Health Promoter, Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services
Toronto, Ontario

Marvin is a Health Promoter and the Scarborough Cycles Coordinator at Access Alliance, a community health centre that provides services and advocates to improve health outcomes for Toronto’s newcomers. He works to increase suburban cycling by building capacity and removing barriers that prevent residents from living healthier and more active lives. He has broad experience conceptualizing and evaluating community development projects and appreciates working on-the-ground at the neighbourhood scale. Marvin earned his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto (Geography) and has expertise in active transportation, cities, and civil society.

Tobi Otulana

Tobi Otulana, Secretary (2023 - 2025, 1st term)
Planner II with Toole Design
Columbus, Ohio

Tobi is a planner with public sector and private sector active transportation planning experience. She is a planner in Toole Design’s Columbus office where she works with communities of various sizes on Active Transportation Plans, Complete Streets policies, and Transportation Demand Management efforts. Tobi is an advocate for equitable, safe, healthy, and enjoyable active transportation planning. She currently serves as a Board Member for Central Ohio’s bicycle advocacy non-profit Yay Bikes, sits on the APBP Equity and Inclusion Committee, and serves as one of the APBP representatives on the National Complete Streets Coalition Steering Committee. Aside from work, Tobi enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and bicycling.

Kendra Ramsey, AICP, President (2023 - 2025, 2nd term)
Executive Director at California Bicycle Coalition
Sacramento, California

Kendra Ramsey is the Executive Director of the California Bicycle Coalition (CalBike), which advocates for equitable, inclusive, and prosperous communities where bicycling helps to enable all Californians to lead healthy and joyful lives. Raised in a household without a car, she recognizes the opportunities that having access to safe and reliable transportation options can bring to families. Prior to joining CalBike, Kendra spent seven years managing active transportation plans and corridor studies as a project manager for a consulting firm, working directly with community members, organizations, and government staff to create safe places to walk and bike. Kendra also spent several years in state government advising agency staff on active transportation planning, design, and programming. Kendra is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), and holds an MS in Community Development from UC Davis and a BA in Sociology from UC Santa Cruz.

Shawn Smith (2024 - 2026, 2nd term)
Senior Project Manager & Professional Engineer, WSP

Ottawa, Ontario 

Shawn Smith is a Senior Project Manager and Professional Engineer at WSP with a goal of creating active, healthy communities. He has 21 years of experience leading sustainable mobility projects from planning and design through to implementation, and specializes in active transportation and complete streets. Shawn is actively involved in APBP as well as the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE Canada). In 2018, Shawn was recognized as the Wheels of Change Professional of the Year by Share the Road Cycling Coalition for his work at the municipal level to build more bicycle-friendly communities. Shawn is the author of Happy Trails: Biking and Hiking Adventures in the Greater Toronto Area. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario and can often be found exploring the outdoors with his family.


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