Below is a current list of committed advisors and steering committee members for the America Walks Equal Footing campaign. Our aim is to expand participation in this project; we are currently seeking feedback for people and organizations that need to be represented both on a steering committee and for early feedback.


Name Title Organization
Janet Barlow, COMS Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist Accessible Design for the Blind
Mia Birk Principal and CEO Alta Planning and Design
Ross Brownson, MD, MPH Professor Public Health at Saint Louis University
Dan Burden Executive Director Walkable and Livable Communities Institute, Inc.
Mark Fenton Advisory Board America Walks
Richard Jackson, M.D., M.P.H. Chair, Environmental Health Sciences UCLA, School of Public Health
Michael Jones Principal Alta Planning and Design
Kate Kraft, PhD Principal and CEO Wholonomy consulting, llc
Gil Penalosa, MBA Executive Director Walk and Bike for Life
James F. Sallis, PhD Professor San Diego State University
Ray Thomas, JD Partner Swanson, Thomas and Coon
Ellen Vanderslice, AIA Project Manager City of Portland

Steering Committee – Confirmed Members

Name Title Organization
Mindy Craig, Co- Chair President / Principal America Walks / MIG Inc.
Seleta Reynolds, Co- Chair President / Transportation Planner APBP / Fehr & Peers/Mirai
Alia Anderson Policy and Program Associate Reconnecting America
Sarah Bowman General Manager The Walkable and Livable Communities Institute, Inc.
Dennis Cannon Consultant Synergy, LLC
Brook Driesse Communication Manager Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Carter Headrick State Advocacy Consultant America Heart Association
Ian Thomas, Ph. D Executive Director PedNet
Jeff Miller President and CEO Alliance for Bicycling and Walking
Kevin Mills Vice President for Policy Rails To Trails Conservancy
Hugh Morris Smart Growth Program Representative National Association of REALTORS
Randy Neufeld Strategic Management Consultant National Complete Streets Coalition
Dan Persky Director of Education and Public Affairs Active Transportation Alliance
Stephanie Potts Federal Policy Coordinator Smart Growth America
Sharon Z. Roerty Executive Director National Center for Bicycling and Walking
Lucinda Shannon, MPA Training and Technical Assistance Specialist National Center on Senior Transportation
Beverly Ward United We Ride Coordination Ambassador Community Transportation Association of America
Rich Weaver Senior Program Manager, Planning and Programs American Public Transportation Association
Lynn Weigand, Ph. D Director Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation, Portland State University
Caron Whitaker Campaign Director America Bikes
Charlie Zeeger Executive Director Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Staff and Coordinators

Name Title Organization
Scott Bricker, MURP Campaign Manager America Walks
Kit Keller Executive Director Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
Molly O’Reilly Board Member America Walks