A letter to our members from Dan Grunig, executive director
Dear Bicycle Colorado Members:
After 15 years directing Bicycle Colorado, I am moving on to pursue new challenges and adventures. As I make this announcement, I first need to thank you for the opportunity to pursue such an exciting and fulfilling job–making it easier and safer to ride a bicycle in Colorado.
Like you, my connection to Bicycle Colorado began as a member and volunteer. I was a guest at the first Gala and even volunteered to direct traffic at VeloSwap. When offered the job of executive director, I would have never guessed all the joys and accomplishments the future would bring.
While I am moving on, I hope you will remain steadfast. Your membership support is changing bicycling in Colorado for the better every day. Over the past years, together we overturned bike bans, improved road designs, secured additional bicycle infrastructure funding and changed laws to protect people who bike and walk and educated children and adults on road safety.
I would like give special thanks to everyone that has served on Bicycle Colorado’s Board of Directors and to our diligent staff team. These folks put countless hours toward achieving our mission and putting ideas into action. It takes a team effort with lots of partners to achieve our lofty goals.
We still have much to do and I will be working hard through the end of the year and beyond. Bicycle Colorado will need your continued partnership. Thank you for all your help over these many years and look forward to seeing you out on a ride.
All my best,