Bricker named interim leader of the BTA

Posted by on July 20th, 2007 at 7:40 pm

[Updated: 7/23, 9:01am]

BTA's Alice Awards and Auction

Scott Bricker
(File photo)

Earlier today, the BTA announced that Executive Director Evan Manvel had left the organization.

Now the BTA Board of Directors has named Scott Bricker as their interim leader.

According to the BTA Blog,

“Bricker has committed to leading the organization through the end of the year, when he and the board will evaluate the organization’s standing.”

Bricker is a natural choice for this role and I wouldn’t be surprised if he officially assumed the Executive Director position.

He has been with the BTA since 1998 (the longest tenure of any current staffer) when he was in charge of their education programs and he is credited with the creation of their Safe Routes to School programs.

In recent years Bricker has led the BTA’s legislative efforts in his role as Policy Director.

Stay tuned for more coverage of leadership changes at the BTA early next week (it’s the weekend and I’m trying not to work!).

NOTE: Thanks for sharing and reading our comments. To ensure this is a welcoming and productive space, all comments are manually approved by staff. BikePortland is an inclusive company with no tolerance for meanness, discrimination or harassment. Comments with expressions of racism, sexism, homophobia, or xenophobia will be deleted and authors will be banned.

4
Leave a Reply

avatar
4 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
4 Comment authors
Garlynn -- undergroundscience.blogspot.comJessica RobertsMeekyrevphil Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
revphil
Guest
revphil

cheerio scott!

Meeky
Guest
Meeky

Congratulations, Scott! I know you\’ll do a great job of stepping into the big shoes, er pedals that Evan\’s left behind. Best of luck to you in your new position.

Jessica Roberts
Guest
Jessica Roberts

I\’ve known Scott for years, and he\’s a impassioned advocate for cycling, and he combines big visions with practical politics. I think he\’s a good fit, and I wish the organization the best through this transition.

Garlynn -- undergroundscience.blogspot.com
Guest

I hope Scott and the board will decide to pursue an Idaho Style law in Oregon during the next legislative session…