Staff

Senior Staff Leadership

The National Partnership is pleased to welcome Cassandra Isidro as our new Executive Director. She will join the staff April 6, 2015. Read the detailed announcement here

Margo Pedroso Margo Pedroso
Deputy Director
Margo manages government relations, grassroots lobbying, policy research and analysis and report writing to advance the Safe Routes to School national movement.
Fort Washington, MD
margo@saferoutespartnership.org | (301) 292-1043
peter kodzis Peter Kodzis
Finance Director
Peter manages the organization’s financial, accounting and risk management operations.
Oakland, CA
peter@saferoutespartnership.org | (510) 262-9087
Beth Richards Beth Richards
Development and Marketing Director

Beth manages all the fundraising activities of the Partnership including corporate sponsorships, cause marketing partnerships and individual giving campaigns.
Concord, NH
beth@saferoutespartnership.org | (603) 230-2425
Sara Zimmerman Sara Zimmerman
Technical Assistance Director
Sara directs the Technical Assistance program to support communities in obtaining the resources and advice they need to increase physical activity and safe walking and bicycling for children and adults.
Berkeley, CA
sara@saferoutespartnership.org | (510) 883-1020

 

Staff

Keith Benjamin Keith Benjamin
Street Scale Campaign Manager
Keith coordinates public policy campaigns at state and local levels to advance Complete Streets and Safe Routes to School policies and increase physical activity in underserved communities.
Washington, DC
keith@saferoutespartnership.org | (202) 733-5400
matthew colvin

Matthew Colvin
Greater Washington, DC Policy Manager
Matthew works on improving policies and increasing funding for walking and bicycling infrastructure and Safe Routes to School programs in the Greater Washington, DC region.
Washington, DC
matthew@saferoutespartnership.org | (202) 847-0240

Demi Espinoza

Demi Espinoza
Southern California Policy Manager
Demi works to increase funding opportunities and improve transportation policies that support safe walking and bicycling for children and families in Southern California.
Los Angeles, CA
demi@saferoutespartnership.org | (503) 739-3654

Molly Simon Molly Green
Operations Manager

Molly is responsible for assisting the National Partnership's leadership with financial, human resources, operational and event planning tasks and spearheads the organization's technical support.
Oakland, CA
molly@saferoutespartnership.org | (510) 250-9326
michelle lieberman Michelle Lieberman
Technical Assistance Project Manager
Michelle provides technical assistance to local communities that are seeking to improve their built environment and Safe Routes to School initiatives.
Orange County, CA
michelle@saferoutespartnership.org |(949) 215-4542
marty martinez Marty Martinez, MPP
Bay Area Policy Manager
Marty works to strengthen our diverse networks in the Bay Area to support policies and funding for Safe Routes to School, Complete Streets and creating healthy communities.
San Francisco, CA
marty@saferoutespartnership.org | (415) 637-6488
sophia mellow Sophia Mellow
Fire Up Your Feet Manager
Sophia manages the Fire Up Your Feet program to inspire families, students and schools to be healthy and physically active.
San Diego, CA
sophia@saferoutespartnership.org | (619) 600-5626
margaux mennesson
Margaux Mennesson
Communications Manager
Margaux manages communications and marketing activities for the National Partnership, including production of the E-News, website, press materials, and other publications.
Portland, OR
margaux@saferoutespartnership.org | (503) 313-6400
Rosie Mesterhazy Rosie Mesterhazy
School and Family Engagement Manager
Rosie manages the expansion of Fire Up Your Feet, an initiative developed to inspire families, students and schools to be healthy and physically active.
Oakland, CA
rosie@saferoutespartnership.org | (510) 465-2024
kate moening

Kate Moening
Field Services Manager
Kate works to advance statewide Safe Routes to School policy as well as funding policies and priorities for Ohio.
P.O. Box 30447 / Gahanna, OH 43230
kate@saferoutespartnership.org | (614) 269-7085
Mikaela Randolph Mikaela Randolph
Shared Use Campaign Manager
Mikaela works with states and localities nationally to advance shared use agreements and policy adoption ensuring that underserved communities have access to physical activity opportunities.
Los Angeles, CA
mikaela@saferoutespartnership.org | (323) 792-4606
Bill Sadler Bill Sadler
Southern California Policy Manager

Bill works on improving policies and increasing funding for walking and bicycling infrastructure and Safe Routes to School programs in Southern California.
Los Angeles, CA
bill@saferoutespartnership.org | (847) 732-4007
kari schlosshauer Kari Schlosshauer
Pacific Northwest Regional Policy Manager
Kari Schlosshauer serves as the Pacific Northwest Regional Policy Manager, where she works to increase funding opportunities and improve transportation policies that support safe walking and bicycling for children and families in the Portland metro region.
Portland, OR
kari@saferoutespartnership.org | (503) 734-0813
jeanie ward-waller Jeanie Ward-Waller
Senior California Policy Manager
Jeanie works to advance statewide Safe Routes to School policy as well as funding policies and priorities for California.
Sacramento, CA
jeanie@saferoutespartnership.org | (401) 241-8559
stephanie smith Stephanie Weber
Regional Network Manager
Stephanie guides the work of the regional policy managers working in five regions - Atlanta, GA, District of Columbia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California and Portland. OR.
Williamsburg, VA
stephanie@saferoutespartnership.org | (757) 871-8639

 

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