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WalknBike Steering Committee

The WalknBike steering committee, comprised of a wide range of metro and community partners representing many areas of expertise as well as population, who together provide strategic direction for the planning process and direction of Nashville’s sidewalk and bikeway networks. The Steering Committee is organized into 4 working groups: Prioritization Methodology, Design, Outreach/Education, and Policy. The subcommittees are focused on these areas and will make recommendations for quick, mid-term and longer term priorities, programs, and/or initiatives in each of their particular areas.

  • Jason Radinger - Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, WalknBike Project Manager; Metro Public Works
  • Steve Anderson - Chief of Police, Metro Police
  • Ricky Bearden - Sergeant, Metro Police
  • Steve Bland - CEO, Metro Transit Authority (MTA)
  • Tracy Buck - Director, Prevention and Wellness Division, Metro Public Health
  • Rochelle Carpenter - Senior Policy Analyst, Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
  • Adams Carroll - MPO Regional Active Mobility Planner, Metro Planning
  • Felix Castrodad - Director of Planning and Grants, MTA
  • Greg Claxton - Planner, Metro Planning
  • Laurel Creech - Sustainability Manager, Metro Department of General Services
  • Faith Davenport - “Stop Take Notice,” Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet School
  • Shain Dennison - Assistant Director, Greenways and Open Space Division, Metro Parks and Recreation
  • Kenton Dickerson - Volunteer, Tennessee Disability Coalition
  • Dr. Stacy Dorris - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Walk Bike Nashville Board Member
  • John Drake - Central Precinct commander, Metro Police
  • Gary Gaston - Executive Director, Nashville Civic Design Center
  • Debra Gibbs - Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy, Belmont University; Council on Aging Board Member
  • Michael Gilliland - Lieutenant, Special Operation Division, Metro Police
  • John Gore - Vice President, Barge Cauthen & Associates
  • Jerry Hall - ADA Coordinator, Metro General Services
  • John Harkey - Healthy Nashville Leadership Council Member; Nashville Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) Member
  • Cindy Harrison - Project Manager, Metro Parks and Recreation
  • Kristen Heggie - Project Manager, Skanska
  • Angie Henderson - Metro Councilmember, District 34
  • Mary Beth Ikard (Co-chairwoman) – Transportation and Sustainability Manager, Mayor’s Office
  • Nora Kern - Executive Director, Walk Bike Nashville
  • Amanda La Bonte - Occupational Therapy Student, Belmont
  • Michelle Lacewell – Deputy Director, MPO
  • Tommy Lynch – Director, Metro Parks and Recreation
  • Mark Macy - Director, Metro Public Works
  • Leslie Meehan - Assistant Director of Primary Prevention, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Dr. Bill Paul - Director, Metro Public Health
  • Evan Pendygraft - Student, Belmont University
  • David Proffitt - Director of Facility Planning and Construction, Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Keith Rawls - General Manager, Nashville B-cycle
  • Jonathan Russell - Community Transportation Planner, Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)
  • Michael Skipper - Executive Director, MPO
  • Doug Sloan - Executive Director, Metro Planning
  • E. Smith - “Stop Take Notice,” Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet School
  • Mary Pat Teague (Co-chairwoman) – Associate Director, Community, Neighborhood and Government Relations; Vanderbilt University; BPAC Member
  • Tom Turner - President and CEO, Downtown Partnership
  • Mary Vavra - Senior Landscape Architect/Planner, Lose & Associates; Transit Now Nashville Board Member
  • John Vick - Division of Epidemiology and Research, Metro Public Health
  • Peter Westerholm - Fellow, MPO, BPAC Member