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.
MIchelle Luellen, Programs Director
Michelle believes in the hope for positive change in our communities. She has worked her entire adult life in communities of color both in Chicago and San Diego as a tutor, high school teacher and Safe Routes to Schools project manager. The best part of her job is teaching children and adults how to ride bikes. She loves to see streetlights, sidewalks and separated bike facilities built. Her favorite part of the day is her commute on bicycle to and from work. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her husband and 7 year old son.
Kevin Baross, Program Coordinator
Kevin was born with a bike helmet on his head and hasn’t taken it off since. As a native San Diegan and LCI since 2005, Kevin knows the bicycling community like he knows his own family. He rode across the United States in 2007 (left to right) with his father and brother, and loves commuting by bike whenever possible. He lives in Normal Heights with his amazing wife and 3 dogs, loves old records, new restaurants, and medium aged whiskey.
Skii Fleeton, Membership & Marketing Coordinator
After having traveled the world for the last 21 years, Australian born Skii and her boys finally settled into South Bay San Diego at the end of 2014. Passionate about getting kids and families outside and onto bikes, she has worked with schools and organizations in the Netherlands, Japan, Australia and here in the USA on infrastructure, safety and grassroots projects encouraging active transportation. She currently serves on the board of the San Diego Mountain Biking Association, is a member of Bike Walk Chula Vista, and is an active parent advocate in her children’s school districts. With a background in major event organization, promotion, and hospitality as well as a diverse education focused on regional and women specific programs, Skii brings a broad viewpoint and bike-loving energy to the Coalition.
Jennifer Hunt, Advocacy Coordinator
Hello everyone! My name is Jennifer Hunt and I am born and raised in San Diego. I love my city and I love advocating for better bicycle infrastructure in the County of San Diego. I actively travel through my city biking, visiting the beach, surfing, running, and being outdoors as much as possible. I enjoy advocating for a healthier, safer, high quality option in regard to mode of travel in the communities. I am passionate about city planning, communication, meeting new people, learning new languages, education, and positive transformation.
Jesse Clark, Bike Parking Coordinator
Jesse has a background in software engineering and aeronautical studies. He has also been active in a number of non-profit organizations, local and national, in various leadership roles. He is an avid commuter and recreational cyclist. He joined the Coalition in January 2017 to support the organization and promote it’s mission of a more bike-centric lifestyle.
Jesse enjoys the outdoors, flying, stargazing, camping and hiking, traveling the world and especially, bicycle touring.