Catherine is the chairman of the CicLAvia board of directors. She leverages technology and media to create global movements that respond to urgent social and environmental issues. Her firm, New Economy Campaigns, provides digital, event, and communications strategy consulting for social value projects and corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Heidi is the Secretary of the CicLAvia Board of Directors. She is an arts organizer and cultural planner with a focus on the role of art in enriching public space and civic dialogue. Heidi is a manager at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) where she produces Metro Art Presents, a series of arts and cultural events at historic Union Station. She is a proud native Angeleno.
Sean currently serves as Global Director of Safecast, a citizen science environmental monitoring organization he cofounded after the Fukushima Daiichi event in 2011. Based in Los Angeles, he is a founder and board member of Crash Space, educational organization Coffee Common, and works loosely with the MIT Media Lab's Innovators Guild.
Nidia has a comprehensive background in the areas of urban planning, facilitation and mediation,and environmental education. As an advocate and urban planner she is principal at City Vida Consulting.
Aaron is an attorney and has been practicing law in Los Angeles for more than 25 years. His legal practice focuses on business litigation and dispute resolution involving real estate, securities and employment, among other things. He is passionate about cycling and making city streets accessible.
Sandra works with community developers and home builders with purpose in common with CicLAvia — to create better cities, vibrant spaces, and active citizens. Sandra's work as a marketing strategist, takes her all over the US and occasionally to Sweden, London, New Zealand and Japan. But her favorite city is Los Angeles, filled with amazing people, places and things like CicLAvia!
Miguel is a Colombian native living in L.A., founder of Urban Semillas an organization working with youth and monolingual Spanish-speaking communities on building capacity, functional spaces and social justice.
Nirvan is an award-winning filmmaker, digital strategist for social good, and partner at Interconnected, an LA based creative agency. After his short film "Caine's Arcade" launched a global movement, Nirvan founded the Imagination Foundation to foster creativity and entrepreneurship in kids. On twitter @nirvan
Lauren is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins. She is a member of the firm’s Environmental, Land & Resources Department and focuses her practice on land use, environmental and real estate development matters.
Mark, a native Angeleno with Colombian and Mexican immigrant parents, remembers participating in Ciclovia during his several visits to Bogota as a kid. When he is not managing an international commercial export business, Mark serves as a member of the California Coastal Commission.
Tish is the assistant art curator for 'Art in the Arthouse', a program that promotes local artists at all Laemmle Theatres. An avid city biker, she is EXTREMELY passionate about helping Los Angeles become more bike friendly.
Andrew is a marketing executive and long-time Angeleno who's passionate about connecting communities across Los Angeles and getting people to take a look at the city from the seat of a bike. He’s worked across many consumer sectors and currently heads up marketing at ArcLight Cinemas.
Gerard McCallum II
Gerard is a Senior Project Manager for Wilson Meany Sullivan (WMS), a top-tier real estate development firm that focuses on challenging urban infill projects such as the redevelopment of Hollywood Park. Gerard is an avid cyclist dedicated to connecting LA's great places that enhance the quality of life for both residents and the broader community.
Valerie Ann Brisco-Hooks is a former track and field athlete who in the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, accomplished what no other athlete, male or female, had ever done: win gold medals in the 200- and 400-meter races in the same Olympics. Brisco-Hooks, a West Athens Elementary, Locke High School, and California State University Northridge alumni, was inducted in the United States Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1995. The Valerie Brisco-Hooks Sports Foundation is located at 1138 E 71st St Los Angeles, California 90001. Brisco-Hooks is an an advocate for drug-free schools and dedicated time during her training and competition schedule to make a difference in the lives of young people in Los Angeles. Brisco-Hooks currently coaches with the Bob Kersee group of athletes and at West Los Angeles College.