Board + Staff
Andy Hanshaw, Executive Director
Andy Hanshaw, MPA, has been Executive Director at the Bike Coalition since July of 2011. He is also the founder and organizer of the annual Bike the Bay community bike ride that takes place each August in San Diego. A career nonprofit and development professional, he has lead efforts to help small businesses working with Business Improvement Districts in San Diego and Portland, Oregon and he also led fundraising efforts for the recently built San Diego State University Alumni Center. He rides just about anywhere, anytime and he enjoys going on long rides all throughout San Diego County as well as his daily bike commute from Point Loma where he and his wife Sandy live and own The Wine Pub, a cozy, bike-friendly wine bar and restaurant.
Hannah began working with the Bike Coalition in October 2013 building the Regional Bike Walk Alliance. In March 2014 she joined the Bike Coalition as Project Coordinator. Hannah brings experience in non-profit development, programs, and outreach as well as Active Transportation planning to this position. Hannah has worked with the San Diego Association of Governments in the Active Transportation Program focusing on the Regional Bicycle Network and Early Action Program. Previously, Hannah was the Development and Outreach Manager for the Epilepsy Foundation. She holds a certificate in Non-Profit Management from the Indiana School of Philanthropy.
Hannah is an everyday bike commuter and passionate touring cyclist. She is currently 550 miles into her 2,000 plus mile journey along the west coast.
Britany joined the Bike Coalition in November 2012 as the Membership/Development Coordinator.
She brings over six years of nonprofit leadership and education to this position. Previously, Britany was the development and marketing coordinator at the United Food Bank, a non-profit organization dedicated to feeding Arizona’s hungry.Prior to her tenure at the food bank, she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in nonprofit leadership and management from Arizona State University and received National Certification in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.
Joel moved to San Diego from Philadelphia at the beginning of 2014 and has found a home at the Bike Coalition. Here, Joel offers his Project Management and IT experience along with his social media skills to assist with projects and to help deliver the message that bicycles are a great way to get around. Previously, he managed a world-renown vintage bicycle shop for 18 years, bringing life back to old bicycles and keeping trusty “friends” on the road. He enjoys bicycle history, especially innovations and its social importance. He loves talking about old bikes!
He is an avid commuter and long distance rider, riding in the two recent Paris-Brest-Paris randonnées.
Kipp is an environmental scientist who developed a love for bicycling early in life exploring his childhood neighborhoods of San Ysidro and Imperial Beach. Dedicated to preserving air, water and soil resources Kipp has studied and worked throughout the West as a botanist, riparian ecologist and habitat restoration specialist. As an undergraduate at Humboldt State University, Kipp managed an on-campus bicycle shop, a pedal powered recycling collection program and a community bicycle shop/public bike share program in the city of Arcata, CA. Kipp has repaired hundreds of bicycles to donate to charitable causes, led workshops on bicycle maintenance, commuting and safe riding and organized special events for several community bike programs. Kipp returned to the San Diego area in 2009 and is currently working fulltime as an environmental scientist on large renewable energy projects throughout Southern California. On weekends he returns to San Diego to setup bicycle valet service at festivals and special events for the Bicycle Coalition. Kipp loves bicycle touring, mountain bicycling and going on social rides.
Bike Coalition Board of Directors
Chair: Kevin Wood
Vice Chair: Judi Tentor
Treasurer: Julie Hocking
Secretary: Maria Olivas
Advocacy: Khalisa Bolling, Chair
Randy Van Vleck, Vice Chair
Education: Karl Rudnick
Organizational Development: Carrie Stemrich
Council of Bicycle Clubs: Mike Samyn
Regional Bike Walk Alliance: Howard LaGrange
Carl Ebert/Bike Buddies
Tony Morrison + Jennifer Erwin/ Blind Stokers Club
John Moran/ Descenders Cycle Club
Karl Rudnick/ North County Cycle Club
Robert Leone/ Knickerbikers
Paul Mitchell/ Major Taylor Cycling Club
Dave Rideout/ North Coast Velo Cycle Club
Randy Goodman/ Ranchos Cycling Club
Robert Groff/ Rusty Recyclers
Serge Issakov/ San Diego Bicycle Club
Mike Samyn/ San Diego Wheelmen
Myles Pomeroy/ Sierra Club Bike Section
Darrell Steele/ Triathlon Club of San Diego
Hans Wangbichler/ Urban Bike & Social Club
Randy Van Vleck