Staff - California Bicycle Coalition


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Dave Snyder, Executive Director

Dave is a long-time organizer and advocate for socially just transportation and land-use policies. He rides his bike for most trips in his home city in Oakland, including to and from the Capitol Corridor train to Sacramento. He got his start in bike advocacy as the Executive Director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition where he built the organization from a membership of 1 to 4,000. Email Dave. 

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Jeanie Ward-Waller, Policy Director

Jeanie landed in Sacramento and in policy work after bicycling across the country in support of bike-friendly communities and Safe Routes to School. She is trained as a civil engineer, but has found her award-winning passion in bicycle advocacy. She loves living in Midtown Sacramento with her three dogs, where her bicycle provides her main mode of transportation. Email Jeanie


Jenn Guitart, Development Director

Jenn has been raising money for social justice and social services organizations for two decades. Not until starting with CalBike in 2014, though, could she say that she had her dream job. Jenn holds an MA in anthropology, with a focus on media and intellectual property in Cuba, and dreams of one day riding her bike from Havana to Santiago de Cuba. She has spent the past few years training two small, but committed, bike commuters. She is Cuban-American, and enjoys playing music and eating good food. Email Jenn


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Jared Sanchez, Policy Associate

Jared is based in Sacramento making his way through the labyrinth connecting policy to people. Prior to CalBike, Jared worked in the social justice research world focusing on issues of immigrant integration, regional equity and racial desegregation. He holds a Master's degree in Urban Planning from the University of Southern California. Email Jared


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Linda Khamoushian, Policy Associate

Linda is a Los Angeles native, and a graduate of UC Berkeley and UCLA. She holds a Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning. Linda has been an active transportation advocate for several years and has been involved in local efforts to create a more walkable and bikeable Los Angeles. Prior to joining CalBike, Linda worked as an urban planning researcher in health equity, environment, and transportation. She has over 10 years of experience in organizational development, public policy, and community engagement. She also has a strong passion for protecting and preserving the environment, and seeks opportunities to promote well-being of the planet and the population. Email Linda


Debbie Brubaker, Ride Director, California Dream Ride

Debbie is the typical native Californian - she’s happiest when outdoors enjoying the sunshine. An experienced cyclist, Debbie has cycled through Italy, Spain, and across the US. Several years ago, she decided to combine her love of entertaining and cycling into a new career. Starting her own bike tour company has combined her passion for cycling, love of the outdoors, and commitment to bicycle advocacy. Email Debbie.


Katie Valenzuela Garcia, Campaign Manager and Consultant

Katie has been brought on to manage one of our most important campaigns -- the Bicycle Purchase Incentive Campaign -- and to provide expert advice and assistance in matters of environmental justice advocacy among Sacramento policy leaders. She is the principal of Sacramento-based Valenzuela Garcia Consulting.

 Dan Kluger, Bookkeeper

Platinum Advisors, LLC, Lobbyists

CalBike is represented in Sacramento by Platinum Advisors Beau Biller and Steve Wallach match their impressive  knowledge and experience about transportation with strong reputations among decision makers in the halls of government in Sacramento.


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