Aaron is the chairman of the CicLAvia board of directors. As an attorney he 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.
Catherine is the Vice Chair 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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Jonathan is a co-founder of CicLAvia and the executive director of Climate Resolve.
Christopher joined the CicLAvia board in 2018. For more than 20 years, Christopher has worked within the real estate and marketing fields in LA as well as New York. He's a devoted resident of LA, with an unabashed passion for the city, its architecture, historic preservation, and dynamic new construction.
Sarah is an Urban River Program Officer at the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, and formerly worked as an Assembly District Delegate for the California Democratic Party, as well as a Public Policy Manager at the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.
Steven is a co-founder of CicLAvia and past chairman of the CicLAvia board of directors. He is a civil engineer and a board member of the LA County Bicycle Coalition(LACBC).