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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
Director of Events
Mike (he/him) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Program Manager
Julie (they/them), a bike commuter and artist, has been developing, planning and delivering youth programs for nearly a decade. In 2015, Julie transferred the Positive Spin youth cycling program (est. 2010) to be housed under BikePGH. Additionally, Julie runs BikePGH’s other education initiatives, including developing digital/print educational resources, the City Cycling program. Julie also operates the Women and Non Binary program, which hosts an annual forum every April. Passionate about the intersection of mobility and art, Julie recently completed a 1000+ feet wayfinding mural on #StrawberryWay in Downtown Pittsburgh, which encourages physical movement, play and thoughtful discussion. Julie loves teaching others how to ride bikes, stay safe and feel confident. They can be reached at email@example.com.
Membership & Outreach Manager
Sarah (she/her) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Office & Membership Administrator
Marc Rattay (They/Them) is a lifelong resident of western Pennsylvania and has been living in Pittsburgh since 2014. When not assisting BikePGH, they enjoy performing on stage with their improv comedy team, making greeting cards for special occasions, and eating fruit. You may reach them at Marc@bikepgh.org
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 nearly three years and can be reached at email@example.com
Communications & Marketing Manager
Originally from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, Alex (she/her) 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
Director of Operations
Originally from Detroit MI, DeAnna (she/her) 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 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 email@example.com
Business Relationship Manager
Christine first dabbled with biking-as-transport via the community bike share program at Hiram College, where she also earned a BA in English and Education. However, it was the multi-use paths of Boulder, CO that she became a true biker, with two wheels as her primary MOT. She’s called Pittsburgh home since late 2012 and remains continually impressed by how easily she’s fallen in love with this city. Aside from biking, Christine enjoys reading, hiking, and following her toddler’s imagination wherever it wanders. Christine can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Events and 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 birding, playing folk music, and working on her house. Lydia can be reached at email@example.com
Ryder Lythos / Rhonda Rankin / Dave Sobal / Ricardo Solis
Seasonal Outreach Associates
You’ll see BikePGH’s seasonal Outreach Associates at many of our events! Outreach Associates operate bicycle valets, register bicycles in the I <3 My Bike Photo Booth, and attend numerous community events. When you see them, ask them how BikePGH can help you ride more safely and comfortably around town.