Board of Directors
|Mary Anderson, Bellingham
Mary commutes by bicycle year round on her Surly Big Dummy Complete. She is a planner for the Whatcom Council of Governments and serves as everybodyBIKE coordinator organizing approximately 100 events each year. As a parent of two children she is passionate about helping parents commute by bicycle with their kids. Mary bikes for fun, fitness, the environment, and sometimes fashion.
|Bob Duffy, Lacey
Bob is a committed lifelong bicyclist. He served in the Naval Air and became an environmental planner working at local and state positions, retiring in 2007. Bob is a member of the Capital Bicycling Club and volunteers his time on many bicycling related projects. He also enjoys recreational bicycling, hiking, XC and telemark skiing, kayaking and travel.
|Julie A. Gregg, Seattle
Julie sits on the Board of Directors of her family’s business, Gregg’s Cycles. She now leads marketing for Sportworks, based in Woodinville. Her professional life has been dedicated to the bicycle industry including attending the National Bicycle Summit in Washington D.C. lobbying Congressional leaders on behalf of cyclists. Julie participates in road & mountain biking, touring & commuting, and racing on the velodrome where she took home a silver medal in the 1991 Pan American Games in Cuba. She also shares her love of the bike with her young son.
|Ted Inkley, Seattle
Ted rides his bike every day and believes that bicycles are an under-appreciated tool in the fight against pollution, obesity, global warming, transportation gridlock and general human crankiness. When he’s not riding his bike he likes to hike, cross-country ski, canoe and sample the NW’s great beers. Ted is a lawyer. He and his wife Alison have two children.
|Liz McNett-Crowl, Mount Vernon
Liz is a Healthy Communities Specialist working with community partners to increase opportunities and environments that foster physical activity. Liz facilitates the Skagit Active Community Taskforce, Skagit County’s non-motorized advisory committee, works with multiple school districts on Safe Routes to School initiatives, and is a member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals. She is primarily a recreation and fitness cyclist, is a League of American Bicyclists certified bike educator, and a member of Skagit Bicycle Club. Liz walks her talk of physical activity for health — teaching at YMCA indoor cycling or yoga classes, rowing her shell, riding her new purple Rodriguez Rainier bike with friends and family, and walking and hiking nearly 1,000 miles every year.
|Marc Mims, Spokane Valley
Marc is a Spokane Valley resident, avid cyclist, and advocate for non-motorized transportation. He leads a weekly group road ride for his local bike shop, is a member of the Spokane Bikes committee, and frequent volunteer and participant at cycling events. Marc is a 2006 Ironman finisher, where the swim and the run made him appreciate cycling even more. When he’s not riding his bike or spoiling his granddaughter, Marc is a software engineer at Moz.
|John Pope, Anacortes
John is passionate about creating statewide bicycle routes and is eagerly working with Washington Bikes to create a northern route that has become a part of the US Bicycle Route System as USBR10. His community involvement is extensive and includes serving on the boards of Skagit Regional Transportation Planning Organization, the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce and Skagit Council of Governments/RTPO Active Communities Taskforce.
|Andrew Pryor, Dixie (Bio to come)|
|Ralph Wessels, Gig Harbor
Ralph has served on the WA Bikes board in many capacities since 1998 including president. He is an engineer, works at the Port of Seattle and is currently on the State Transportation Improvement Board as the non-motorized representative. Ralph and his wife, Dena, live in Gig Harbor where they are active members of the Tacoma Wheelmen’s Bicycle Club. He is also part of the organizing team that created the Ride Around Puget Sound (RAPSody), which dedicated all of its proceeds to Washington Bikes for 10 years.