Fall in Texas provides a dramatic example of how good change feels. Change is inspiring because there’s the challenge of learning and growth. At BikeTexas, we are excited about this Fall’s changes…
We are pleased to announce two new staff members at BikeTexas!
Leslie Luciano, our new Communications Director has been a friend and close BikeTexas partner for over three years as the Director of Advocacy for Bicycle Sport Shop. Leslie will be working on Safe Routes to School and looks forward to expanding our social media outreach, networking with Bike Retailers around the state who are not yet members, and increasing sales of our Share the Road, Y’all and Texas Trails license plates.
Donna Hoffman, our new Program Manager comes from a successful seven year run at the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club. Donna met BikeTexas when we helped with the 2009 Clean Energy bicycle rally and ride. Donna is excited about networking with Texas college faculty, staff, and students to create a new initiative at BikeTexas — a College Freshmen Active Transportation Safety Course supported by a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) grant.
Freddie Summer Moves to TxDOT When TxDOT recently went looking for someone with Safe Routes to School experience, they found their expert at BikeTexas. As a new Program Manager in the Traffic Safety Office of the Traffic Operations Division, Freddie Summer, our former Grant Compliance/Office Manager, will be involved in administering traffic safety grants for motorcyclists, pedestrians, cyclists and motor vehicle occupants.
Emma Cravey & Jack Sanford on the Move In addition to our new staff members, we are shifting duties amongst our 10-member team. Emma Cravey, after building membership to an all-time high as Membership Director, has stepped up to serve as our Grant Compliance and Office Manager. Emma is excited to embrace the challenge! Jack Sanford, who was our Graphic Designer, will now take over as Membership Coordinator. By the looks of the new members he’s brought on board in just the last month, we have no doubt Jack will successfully build BikeTexas’