Meet Our Board
The Community Cycles Board of Directors role is ensure Community Cycles, as a Boulder non-profit, achieves it’s mission. This includes accountability that the organization is making progress, ownership of success, and oversight to ensure the viability and sustainability of the organization. Meet them!
Ray Keener, former Board President, Chair of the Capital Campaign Committee
Ray joined the bike industry in 1975 as a Midwest bike shop owner. Over the decades, he’s worn many hats, focusing on helping bike retailers be more successful in sales, marketing, and staff training. Currently, his activities include a partnership with the National Bicycle Dealers Association in the bike shop staff training realm, a marketing role with the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association, and regular blogging and articles for Bicycle Retailer and Industry News magazine. Keener has volunteered with Community Cycles as a clinic teacher. His expanded role as Board President focuses on selling and marketing more bikes and accessories, assisting the organization to deliver a more consistent and consumer-friendly message. Contact .
Brian Graham, Board President
Brian currently works for the Boulder County Transportation Department as a Senior Project Coordinator for flood recovery. He was previously the county’s bicycle planner and developed multi-use trails prior to moving to Colorado. He has served on the Community Cycles Board of Directors since early 2013, and recently became board president.
Graham is a certified planner (AICP) and certified League Cycling Instructor (LCI), and was honored by the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals as its Young Professional of the Year in 2011. He is an everyday bike commuter and regular mountain biker.
Elaine C. Erb, Board Vice President
Elaine is a native of the Detroit area who moved to Colorado in the early 80s. EC, as she is known on air, has been involved with community radio station KGNU for decades as a volunteer DJ, board member, and music director. A lifelong cyclist, she has worked on various transportation projects for the City of Boulder including the start-up of the HOP shuttle, the creation of one of the city’s first websites dedicated to alternative transportation, issuing and managing EcoPasses, and reviewing accident data involving bicycles and pedestrians. Elaine has a graduate degree in urban planning and is especially interested in county and regional transportation issues.
Ann Haebig, Board Secretary
Ann has commuted by bicycle whenever possible for over 20 years, joining bicycle advocacy organizations wherever she lands. She has lived in Boulder since 2009. In addition to commute cycling, Ann enjoys road cycling and easy bike touring. She also serves on the Advocacy Committee. Her kitty litter bucket pannier kits are available for sale at the shop.
Mike Tressler, Board Treasurer
Mike grew up biking to the beach and along the boardwalk in Virginia Beach. After living and working around the country from coast to coast and around the world from Germany to Australia, he finally found Northern Colorado and knew he was home. Mike has extensive project management and financial experience with Elevations Credit Union here in Boulder, with everything from financial product development to new branch construction. Mike holds an MBA in Finance/Accounting from Regis University.
Sandee joins the Community Cycles board, bringing marketing, social media, and business organization skills from her position at 8Z Realty. Sandee is a high energy, persistent, and dynamic professional with extensive multi-tasking and problem solving experience. With a good sense of humor and adaptability, Sandee shares important skills and strengths with us. A parent at Whittier Elementary, Sandee will help us create safer streets for walkers and bicyclists throughout Boulder.
Dean Fogerty, Board Member
Bicycling is a long-time passion for Dean, who’s lived and cycled in Boulder for over 40 years. He has ridden and volunteered for Ride the Rockies and RAGBRAI several times, and is proud to have worked on the very first Red Zinger bike race. “Being able to help others build and ride is a very rewarding perk of being involved with Community Cycles.” His employment at Ricoh includes marketing and events management responsibilities that give him the opportunity to travel and observe bicycling around the world. Dean is also chairman of the board for Frequent Flyers (an aerial dance performance group), on the board of the Colorado Blues Society, and a long time volunteer for eTown (a Boulder-based, nationally syndicated radio program).
Evan is an attorney who has operated his private practice in Boulder since 1989. Once a bike mechanic, always a bike mechanic: Evan’s latest passion is an electric hybrid bicycle, which helps with his mountain commute.
A founding partner of The TRIspective Group, Rebecca Teasdale brings her expertise in executive coaching, team development and organizational alignment. She’s worked with leaders and executive teams in Fortune 500 companies to drive lasting results through executive alignment and cultural change.
John originally moved to Colorado from Nebraska in 1998 and with a few pitstops along the way, he relocated back to Colorado in 2014. He lives in Boulder and enjoys cycling, running, hiking and other outdoor pursuits with his wife and three sons.
While working in London for 8 years, John became a daily bike commuter and got a fresh appreciation for the challenges of sharing the road. He also developed an interest in road biking while venturing along many of Europe’s celebrated routes through the Alps and Pyrenees. John makes frequent use of Boulder’s excellent bike paths and trails.
He is currently Vice President, Assistant General Counsel of Level 3 Communications where he supports the company on various commercial and business matters. John holds a JD from Creighton University and a degree in Economics from Santa Clara University.