Staff

Scott Bricker

Executive Director

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 scott@bikepgh.org

Eric “Erok” Boerer

Advocacy Director

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 eric@bikepgh.org

Mike Carroll

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 mike@bikepgh.org

Julie Mallis

Education Program Manager

Julie, a daily bike commuter and artist, has been a part of Positive Spin youth cycling since it started in 2010 and transitioned the program over to BikePGH in 2015. Julie loves teaching others how to ride, stay safe and feel confident and also runs BikePGH’s other education initiatives, including City Cycling. Involved in Pittsburgh’s arts community, Julie is also the Creative Director at community art hub BOOM Concepts. Julie learned to ride a bike as an adult while commuting at Carnegie Mellon University and loves sharing the sense of freedom in mobility that cycling offers to people of all ages! They can be reached at julie@bikepgh.org.

Sarah Quinn

Event Specialist

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 sarah@bikepgh.org

 

DeVaughn Rodgers

Education Program Coordinator - Public Allies Fellow

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 nearly three years and can be reached at devaughn@bikepgh.org

Jane 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 jane@bikepgh.org

Alexandria Shewczyk

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 alex@bikepgh.org

 

DeAnna Srock

Administrative Assistant

Originally from Detroit MI, DeAnna moved to Pittsburgh in 2015 from Oakland California. In California, she fell in love with bike commuting, touring and camping. As long time city cyclist, DeAnna understands the necessity for safer streets for cyclists and pedestrians. When she’s not at work you’ll find DeAnna working on her house, making jewelry, learning to garden or thrift store shopping. She can be reached at DeAnna@BikePGH.org

Anna Tang

Community Organizer

Anna has grown up all over the East Coast from the woods of Maine to the Appalachian Mountains of PA. She started teaching Confident City Cycling classes in 2015 and helped to start the Highland Park/East Liberty Bike/Ped Committee. She is an avid bike commuter and League of American Bicyclist certified instructor. When Anna isn’t biking to community meetings and helping to connect with the bike/ped groups around the city, you can find her hiking, gardening, or white water rafting the network of rivers that flow through this remarkable part of the country. Anna can be reached at anna@bikepgh.org

Dan Yablonsky

Development Manager

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 dan@bikepgh.org

Lydia Yoder

Volunteer Coordinator

Lydia came to Pittsburgh in 2013 as an Americorps volunteer with PULSE, and has called the city home since then. She loves the convenience of biking everywhere in Pittsburgh on her trusty 1980’s bicycles, and is endlessly entertained by Pittsburgh’s streetscapes. Her work and volunteer experience has focused on creating community in the outdoors, whether with bikes, birds, goats, or gardens. When not on a bike, Lydia’s enjoys hobbies like birding, playing folk music, and caning chairs.  Lydia can be reached at lydia@bikepgh.org

Ryder Lythos / Sarah Morgan / Rhonda Rankin / Dave Sobal / Ricardo Solis

Seasonal Outreach Specialists

You’ll see BikePGH’s seasonal Outreach Specialists at many of our events! Outreach Specialists operate bicycle valets, register bicycles in the I <3 My Bike Photo Booth, and attend numerous community events. When you see them, about how BikePGH can help you ride more safely and comfortably around town.

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