Scott Bricker has cycled across the country, is an everyday bicycle commuter, and is a vocal advocate for cyclists’ rights. He is an alumnus of Carnegie Mellon University where he earned a B.S. in Public Policy and Management. Scott lived in San Francisco for two years following graduation where he worked for a dot-com and a software company before moving back to Pittsburgh in 2001. Scott is a co-founder of Bike Pittsburgh. He can be reached via email at email@example.com
Eric “Erok” Boerer
Eric is one of the founders of the Free Ride community bike program. Eric coordinated BikePGH’s first BikeFest!, a multi-day bicycle festival and celebration, drawing thousands of participants, and continues to this day. Although a native to Eastern PA, he has been in Pittsburgh since 1995, moving here to attend the University of Pittsburgh where he obtained a B.S. in Ecology and Evolution. In college, he fell in love with the bicycle, which then made him fall in love with Pittsburgh. Eric can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Events
Mike is an enthusiast for all things pedal powered. At the University of Pittsburgh Mike’s passion for cycling began on a different path than most, with just one wheel. As a unicyclist he has medaled at international competitions in Canada and France. Mike has done a little bit of everything when it comes to event management from hosting bicycle races to traveling the world with the “quirky acrobatic” Zany Umbrella Circus.
You can reach Mike at email@example.com
Education Program Manager
Julie, a daily bike commuter and artist, helped transition the Positive Spin youth cycling program from MGR Youth Empowerment (which founded the program in 2010) over to Bike Pittsburgh in 2015. Involved in Pittsburgh’s arts community, Julie also is the Creative Director at BOOM Concepts. After learning to ride a bike as a student of Carnegie Mellon University, Julie slowly learned to bike with no hands during daily commutes. Julie loves teaching others how to ride, stay safe and feel confident and also runs BikePGH’s City Cycling program as well as other education initiatives! They can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chris Mayhew was named Volunteer of the Year in 2017 and has impressed BikePGH once again by stepping in as our interim admin in BikePGH’s time of need. Chris has been a coach with JBV Coaching for 11 years-it has been his dream job. While Chris is still living the dream as a cycling coach, you can also find him in the BikePGH office when he’s not at cyclocross practice.
Sarah grew up traversing the trails in Seattle, WA and fell in love with city riding while attending Duquesne University. After graduating with a BA in Integrated Marketing Communication, Sarah began working with BikePGH as a Summer Outreach Associate, lending a hand at OpenStreetsPGH and testing bells at the bike valets. When she’s not working, you’ll likely see her biking to and from the Strip with a bag full of the essentials (tofu, kimchi, and flowers). She can be reached at email@example.com
Education Program Coordinator
DeVaughn Rodgers is a youth mentor, educator and Pittsburgh native. As an elder brother and young black male, he understands what it means to be influential in a positive way to not only the generations to come but to his own. Through his work with organizations such as Bike Pittsburgh and Boom Concepts, DeVaughn serves as a youth advocate and works to bring more opportunity to the youth in his community. He is dedicated to showing youth how to help each other problem solve. He believes that keeping kids active and constantly learning both in and outside the classroom is the way to promote that way of thinking and in turn bring about a new era of positive and progressive young people ready and willing to solve any problem as a community. DeVaughn has been teaching through Positive Spin for 2 years and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Kaminski Runyan
Membership & Outreach Director
Jane joined the BikePGH staff not too long after being named BikePGH’s “Volunteer of the Year” in 2011. She began biking in Pittsburgh in 2008 while a student at the University of Pittsburgh where she earned a B.A. in Anthropology with a concentration in Environmental Studies. Jane enjoys biking and walking to ice cream and the farmers market, and wild food foraging by bike. Jane can be reached at email@example.com
Communications & Marketing Manager
Originally from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, Alex moved to Pittsburgh in 2008 to attend Robert Morris University. After graduating with a B.A. in Communication, she earned her masters degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri. Prior to joining the BikePGH, she worked at GNC, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh Magazine, and Vox Magazine. Alex is currently an avid triathlete competing in Olympic distance triathlons across Pennsylvania and Maryland. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan started at BikePGH in 2012 after graduating from the University of Vermont. He has worked at various advocacy organizations garnering support from the business community for better biking and walking. He enjoys exploring cities on tandem bikes with a trusted copilot. Dan also loves to boogie-down. His choreography has been invited for performance at the JFK Center for the Performing Arts. Dan can be reached at email@example.com