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Thomas Tilma

Executive Director

Thomas Tilma, Executive Director

Thomas Tilma, AICP, is Executive Director of the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition. A longtime advocate for livable communities and transportation alternatives, Tom served GGRBC as consulting Interim Director from 2010 to 2013. Tom is a member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals and the American Institute of Certified Planners, and he is a Michigan Complete Streets Institute Trainer. Tom is facilitating GGRBC's operations, project management, grant writing, fund raising, and advocacy and education efforts.

 

Tricia Boot

Development Coordinator

Tricia Boot, Development Coordinator

Tricia Boot became Development Coordinator for the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition in March 2014. Tricia has an extensive background in journalism and communication, including a six-year position as an entertainment reporter with the Grand Rapids Press. She has held several professional roles in public relations and marketing and was one of three original co-founders of the Grand Raggidy Roller Girls (all-women, flat-track roller derby). Tricia is an enthusiastic birder and bicyclist and loves combining the two activities while enjoying West Michigan's trails system. She is facilitating GGRBC's fund development, event planning, volunteer coordination, public outreach, marketing and sponsorship efforts. 

 

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