By MaryEllen Thibodeau
On January 15, I passed the Board President's gavel to Bike Walk Connecticut's newly elected president, Laura Baum. Although my board term does not expire until December 31, 2014, I thought it would be good for Bike Walk Connecticut if I am able to assist the transition to new leadership while still an active board member. When one of our talented board members agreed to take over, I knew it was the right decision.
I am delighted to introduce Laura Baum as the newly elected President of the Board of Bike Walk Connecticut. Laura joined the board in 2013 soon after moving to Connecticut. Although she grew up in the Portland, OR area, she is no stranger to New England, having gone to college in Providence. Laura has a masters degree in urban planning from the University of Minnesota and worked for St. Paul Smart Trips. She currently works as a project manager at Wesleyan University. Laura lives in Middletown with her husband, daughter and cat.
Thank you all for your support of Bike Walk Connecticut and its mission. I look forward to a year in which we all work together for a walkable, bikeable Connecticut.
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