Staff

LIZ CORNISH Executive Director Liz is a long time bike commuter who came to bike advocacy because she believes bikes are tool for creating vibrant communities that connect citizens to recreation, jobs, and each other. She most recently served as the Women Bike Manager for the League of American Bicyclists in Washington D.C., supporting local advocates across the nation in their efforts to encourage more women to ride. She lives in Charles Village with her dog Daisy.   Liz@bikemore.net

LIZ CORNISH
Executive Director

Liz is a long time bike commuter who came to bike advocacy because she believes bikes are tool for creating vibrant communities that connect citizens to recreation, jobs, and each other. She most recently served as the Women Bike Manager for the League of American Bicyclists in Washington D.C., supporting local advocates across the nation in their efforts to encourage more women to ride. She lives in Charles Village with her dog Daisy.  

Liz@bikemore.net

JED WEEKS Policy Director Jed has over ten years experience working on policy issues and campaigns. He holds degrees in English and Political Science from the University of Delaware. He is a board member of the Greater Remington Improvement Association, founding board member of Bikemore, and most recently served as Director of External Relations at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Prior to that he worked at the Open Society Foundations and served as an aide to Governor Jack Markell of Delaware. Jed@bikemore.net

JED WEEKS
Policy Director

Jed has over ten years experience working on policy issues and campaigns. He holds degrees in English and Political Science from the University of Delaware. He is a board member of the Greater Remington Improvement Association, founding board member of Bikemore, and most recently served as Director of External Relations at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Prior to that he worked at the Open Society Foundations and served as an aide to Governor Jack Markell of Delaware.

Jed@bikemore.net

DANIELLE PARNES Communications & Operations Danielle came to bike advocacy from the design field, with an understanding that the design of the spaces people move through has a huge impact on how they act and what feels comfortable. She previously worked at the Community Design Collaborative, connecting volunteer architects with community organizations, and studied industrial design at Carnegie Mellon. On the weekends Danielle is usually trying to find the quickest route to the woods via bike or train. Danielle@bikemore.net

DANIELLE PARNES
Communications & Operations

Danielle came to bike advocacy from the design field, with an understanding that the design of the spaces people move through has a huge impact on how they act and what feels comfortable. She previously worked at the Community Design Collaborative, connecting volunteer architects with community organizations, and studied industrial design at Carnegie Mellon. On the weekends Danielle is usually trying to find the quickest route to the woods via bike or train.

Danielle@bikemore.net


Board

JIM BROWN Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Jim is a native Baltimorean, bike commuter, and recreational rider. He is excited to work with Bikemore to make cycling a viable, fun and dignified mode of transportation and recreation for all of Baltimore’s residents. Jim works as Manager of Trail Development at the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and he holds a Masters Degree in landscape architecture from Morgan State University. His prior experience in Baltimore is in the fields of environmental education, city parks, and trails programming. 

JIM BROWN
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Jim is a native Baltimorean, bike commuter, and recreational rider. He is excited to work with Bikemore to make cycling a viable, fun and dignified mode of transportation and recreation for all of Baltimore’s residents. Jim works as Manager of Trail Development at the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and he holds a Masters Degree in landscape architecture from Morgan State University. His prior experience in Baltimore is in the fields of environmental education, city parks, and trails programming. 

LUIS CARDONA Downtown Partnership Luis initially came to urban cycling via bike share. A former resident of Boston, bike share opened his eyes to the freedom of riding through a city – something he especially enjoys in transit-starved Baltimore. Through his work at the Downtown Partnership, Luis breaks down barriers to expanding the city’s bike network by gaining business and resident support in the urban core.

LUIS CARDONA
Downtown Partnership

Luis initially came to urban cycling via bike share. A former resident of Boston, bike share opened his eyes to the freedom of riding through a city – something he especially enjoys in transit-starved Baltimore. Through his work at the Downtown Partnership, Luis breaks down barriers to expanding the city’s bike network by gaining business and resident support in the urban core.

SARAH CHAPIN Ziger/Snead Sarah is a Baltimore native who fell in love with biking on the west coast, specifically in Eugene, Oregon and Vancouver, British Columbia. Upon returning to Baltimore a few years ago she was delighted to find the City more bike friendly than expected but joined Bikemore in the hopes of helping to make Baltimore an even better place to ride a bike. She is a Hampden resident and Architect at Ziger/Snead in Mt. Vernon.  

SARAH CHAPIN
Ziger/Snead

Sarah is a Baltimore native who fell in love with biking on the west coast, specifically in Eugene, Oregon and Vancouver, British Columbia. Upon returning to Baltimore a few years ago she was delighted to find the City more bike friendly than expected but joined Bikemore in the hopes of helping to make Baltimore an even better place to ride a bike. She is a Hampden resident and Architect at Ziger/Snead in Mt. Vernon.  

ELIZABETH EMBRY Office of Maryland Attorney General Elizabeth is a longtime public servant. Elizabeth is chief of the criminal division for the Maryland office of the attorney general. She was previously a top deputy to then-Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein. She also has served as a felony prosecutor, as acting director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice and as an assistant city solicitor. Elizabeth grew up in Baltimore and now lives in Waverly. 

ELIZABETH EMBRY
Office of Maryland Attorney General

Elizabeth is a longtime public servant. Elizabeth is chief of the criminal division for the Maryland office of the attorney general. She was previously a top deputy to then-Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein. She also has served as a felony prosecutor, as acting director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice and as an assistant city solicitor. Elizabeth grew up in Baltimore and now lives in Waverly. 

YAIR FLICKER, president SmartLogic Yair has lived in Baltimore since 2001 and acts as Bikemore's President. Yair lives in Mt Vernon and is a regular bike commuter to his office in Canton. Yair runs SmartLogic, a custom web and mobile application development company based in Canton. He is on the board of TeamPassword, ETC Baltimore, and MIDC. Connect with Yair on LinkedIn and Strava.

YAIR FLICKER, president
SmartLogic

Yair has lived in Baltimore since 2001 and acts as Bikemore's President. Yair lives in Mt Vernon and is a regular bike commuter to his office in Canton. Yair runs SmartLogic, a custom web and mobile application development company based in Canton. He is on the board of TeamPasswordETC Baltimore, and MIDC. Connect with Yair on LinkedIn and Strava.

COLLIN HAYWARD Accenture Federal Services Collin was born in Northeast Baltimore and studied Civil Engineering. During his 2 years living in New York, he saw first-hand the socio-economic and public health benefits that Complete Streets can provide for local neighborhoods. After returning to Baltimore to complete his MBA, Collin has become an advocate of biking, transit, and pedestrian oriented design in hopes of better connecting Baltimore’s neighborhoods. He’s currently a Financial Manager with Accenture Federal Services and recently bought his first home just north of Patterson Park.

COLLIN HAYWARD
Accenture Federal Services

Collin was born in Northeast Baltimore and studied Civil Engineering. During his 2 years living in New York, he saw first-hand the socio-economic and public health benefits that Complete Streets can provide for local neighborhoods. After returning to Baltimore to complete his MBA, Collin has become an advocate of biking, transit, and pedestrian oriented design in hopes of better connecting Baltimore’s neighborhoods. He’s currently a Financial Manager with Accenture Federal Services and recently bought his first home just north of Patterson Park.

ROBBYN LEWIS Maryland State Delegate, 46th District Robbyn is a car-free international health professional, sustainability advocate, and community leader. Perviously, she devoted more than 15 years to improving human health in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Here in Baltimore, recognizing the connection between transportation and health, she founded Red Line Now PAC, the first and only grassroots political action committee in Baltimore's history, and helped create a regional coalition — Get Maryland Moving — that successfully lobbied for transit infrastructure funding in 2013. 

ROBBYN LEWIS
Maryland State Delegate, 46th District

Robbyn is a car-free international health professional, sustainability advocate, and community leader. Perviously, she devoted more than 15 years to improving human health in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Here in Baltimore, recognizing the connection between transportation and health, she founded Red Line Now PAC, the first and only grassroots political action committee in Baltimore's history, and helped create a regional coalition — Get Maryland Moving — that successfully lobbied for transit infrastructure funding in 2013. 

CATHERINE VILLNAVE Baltimore City Public Schools Before moving to Baltimore, Catherine fell in love with commuting by bicycle when she was carless for seven years. Driven by the belief that bicycling connects people to their communities, she is excited to see more Baltimoreans on bikes. Catherine is a resident of Reservoir Hill and works as the Science Enrichment Specialist for Baltimore City Public Schools.

CATHERINE VILLNAVE
Baltimore City Public Schools

Before moving to Baltimore, Catherine fell in love with commuting by bicycle when she was carless for seven years. Driven by the belief that bicycling connects people to their communities, she is excited to see more Baltimoreans on bikes. Catherine is a resident of Reservoir Hill and works as the Science Enrichment Specialist for Baltimore City Public Schools.

DAVID WOLFE Alex. Brown Realty David moved to the Baltimore area in 2004, and now lives in Towson.  In 2011, David began commuting by bicycle to his job in downtown Baltimore with some frequency. After 10,000 miles, he is connected and committed to Baltimore in ways he never contemplated when he used to drive his car to work. David also enjoys mountain bike riding on weekends. David is general counsel to a local real estate investment firm. He previously served as Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of HPRP (Homeless Person Representation Project, Inc.).

DAVID WOLFE
Alex. Brown Realty

David moved to the Baltimore area in 2004, and now lives in Towson.  In 2011, David began commuting by bicycle to his job in downtown Baltimore with some frequency. After 10,000 miles, he is connected and committed to Baltimore in ways he never contemplated when he used to drive his car to work. David also enjoys mountain bike riding on weekends. David is general counsel to a local real estate investment firm. He previously served as Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of HPRP (Homeless Person Representation Project, Inc.).