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The Advisory Board of the East Coast Greenway Alliance consists of specialists in a variety of fields who support the Greenway mission and vision and offer their advice and services to the Alliance.

Advisory Board Members

Chuck Flink
Chuck Flink, Chair
President, Greenways Incorporated
Former Chair, ECGA Board of Trustees (2005-2010)
Durham, NC

 

Silvia Ascarelli
Silvia Ascarelli
Passionate cyclist
New Jersey

 

Deborah Apps
Deborah Apps
President & CEO, Trans Canada Trail, Canada

 

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Dr. J. Herman Blake
Executive Director, Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission
St. Johns Island, SC

 

Nathan Burrell
Nathan Burrell
Manager, James River Park System
Richmond, VA

 

Wayne Clark
Wayne Clark
Retired engineer, Cisco Systems;
Washington, D.C.

 

Andy Clarke
Andy Clarke
Director of Strategy, Toole Design
Washington, D.C.

 

Ramzi Dabbagh
Ramzi Dabbagh
Entrepreneur
New York, NY

 

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Damon Dishman
Area President, Wells Fargo
Raleigh-Durham, NC

 

Sarah Hancock
Sarah Hancock
Strategic non-profit leader and Off-Broadway producer
Cambridge, MA

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Kevin Hicks
Post-sales technical support, IBM
Co-founder, Spoke’n Revolutions Youth Cycling
Chapel Hill, NC

 

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Tony Hiss
Writer/Lecturer
New York, NY

 

Diane Jenks
Host and producer, “The Outspoken Cyclist”
South Euclid, OH

 

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Dr. Stanley Katz
Director, Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies
Princeton, NJ

 

Pat King
Patricia King
Co-founder, East Coast Greenway Alliance
Newton, MA

 

Keith Laughlin
Keith Laughlin
President, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Washington, D.C.

 

Atiba Mbiwan
Associate Director, Zeist Foundation
Atlanta, GA

 

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Ed McBrayer
Executive Director, Path Foundation
Atlanta, GA

 

Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller
Cycling Concierge
Former President/CEO, Alliance for Biking and Walking
Washington, D.C.

 

Ellen Moyer
Ellen Moyer
Government Relations Professional
Baltimore, MD

 

Jeff Olson
Jeff Olson
Principal, Alta Planning & Design
Sarasota Springs, NY

Bill O'Neill
Bill O’Neill, PE, LS
President(retired), Fuss & O’Neill Engineering
Past ECGA Board of Trustees member
Former Chair, Connecticut Committee for the East Coast Greenway

Michael Oppenheimer
Michael Oppenheimer
Climate change expert and advocate, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

 

Shaunak Patel
Shaunak Patel
President, Parks Hospitality Group
Raleigh-Durham, NC

 

John Pucher
John Pucher
Professor emeritus, Rutgers University
Raleigh, NC


Hannah Quimby
Executive Director, Quimby Family Foundation
Portland, ME

 

Diane Robertson
Diane Robertson
Community Engagement Consultant
Carrboro, NC

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Boaz Shattan
Cycling advocate, real estate investment leader at Greenwich Group International
New York, NY

Shaheen Syal
Communications Director, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Winston-Salem, NC

 

Pablo Torres
Pablo Torres
Environmental advocate

 

Karen Votava
Karen Votava
Co-Founder, first Executive Director, East Coast Greenway Alliance (retired), Rhode Island

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Judy Walton

Program Administrator, Urban Sustainability Accelerator, Urban Studies & Planning, Portland State University, Portland, OR

 

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Eric Weis
Transportation Consultant
Former Director of Greenway Development, East Coast Greenway Alliance, Providence, RI

Kenneth Withrow, East Coast Greenway Alliance Advisory Board Member
Kenneth Withrow
Senior Transportation Planner, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
Raleigh, NC