Tidewater Trails Alliance Board of Directors
Chairman: Linwood “Tom” Howard – Project Manager; skilled in Sales & Communications. Represents Hampton, Virginia
Co-Chairman: Katherine “Kitty” Preston – Professor at College of William & Mary; Chair of the Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee. Represents Williamsburg, Virginia
Treasurer: F. Thomas “Tom” Carmine – CPA (retired) with a career in corporate finance. Represents Newport News, Virginia
Secretary: Beverly McLean – Communications & Technology; Marketing Director at Covington Travel; Past Vice President of Peninsula Bicycling Association (PBA). Represents Newport News, Virginia
Communications & Technology: Aaron Bull – Owner of Bull & Company MediaWorks; Past Vice-President of Tidewater Bicycle Association (TBA); Member of the Chesapeake Bike & Trails Advisory Committee; Facebook Administrator for South Hampton Roads Trail. Represents Chesapeake, Virginia
Grant Writer: Dianne Cheek – Retired NASA Project Manager. Represents Surry County, Virginia.
Tregg Hartley – Project Manager at NASA, retired Navy; Past President of PBA; Certified Instructor for the League of American Cyclists; Member of the Hampton Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee. Represents Hampton, Virginia
Cristin Emerick – Coordinator for Wharf Hill Runners; Citizen Activist for Park to Park Trail in Smithfield, Virginia. Represents Isle of Wight County, Virginia
Raleigh Martin – President of Great Circle Wealth Strategies; Member of PBA. Represents Chesapeake, Virginia
Benming “Benny” Zhang – Commercial Real Estate Attorney with Kaufman & Canoles; previous Williamsburg City Council member. Represents Williamsburg, Virginia
Richard “Rich” Thompson – Professor at College of William and Mary; Past Member of Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee. Represents Williamsburg, Virginia
Reed Nester – Member of the Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Council (HTBAC) and transportation planner.
Thomas Cosgrove – Legislative liaison for Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding and former member of the VCTF Board during it’s formative years.
Tidewater Trails Alliance Advisors to the Board
Steve Lambert – Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization
Donald Whipple – City of Hampton Planner
Helen Gabriel – City of Suffolk Parks & Recreation
Carolyn Poissant – City of Newport News Planning Department
Jennifer Pope – Bike Norfolk
Liz Schleeper – Bike Norfolk
Kindra Greene – Executive Director of Elizabeth River Trail
Sara Sanford – East Coast Greenway
Cat Anthony – Executive Director of Virginia Capital Trail