Vincent Chang, President - Monterey Park resident Vincent Chang started BikeSGV as a Facebook page in 2009. The proud owner of a pedicab and several bicycles, Vince rediscovered his passion for bicycling after his doctor informed him he had to get more exercise or his future health would be at risk. An immigration lawyer by trade, Vincent is actively involved in the City of Monterey Park, serving as the President of the local Chamber of Commerce and a Commissioner on the City's Environmental Commission.
Efren Moreno, Vice President - Alhambra resident and former City Council Member Efren Moreno is an avid cyclist. In addition to helping found BikeSGV, Efren has served on the boards of a number of different LA-area bicycle groups, including Multicultural Communities for Mobility (MCM), the LA County Bicycle Coalition, and CICLE.
Melissa Preciado-Hernandez is a Research Associate for Southern California Kaiser Permanente Department of Research and Evaluation. Melissa supports research studies in cancer, diabetes, obesity and genetics. Currently, she sits on the community review panel for the Office of AIDS Programs and Policy, LA County Department of Public Health. She along with a group of young women have spearheaded a new project to promote women cycling, Women on Wheels (WoW). Melissa is committed to addressing the health disparities prevalent in under served communities of color. She loves teaching boot camp at a local fitness studio in East Los Angeles and you can often find her pedaling down the streets with her husband on weekend dates.
Wesley Reutimann, Program Director - Pasadena resident Wesley Reutimann is an SGV native and former mountain/road bike racer turned bike advocate. A graduate of Williams College (MA) and the University of Basel (Switzerland), Wesley has been fortunate to tour both coasts and much of western Europe on bicycles of different varieties, including velomobiles. Professionally Wesley has a decade of experience in the non-profit and education sector, and currently serves as Director of Environmental Prevention for Day One, a Pasadena-based public health advocacy and youth development non-profit. In his free time he also can be found volunteering with the Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Association, Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition, and Pasadena Athletic Association, biking the San Gabriel Mountains, and herding his two rescue cats.
Sam Pedroza, Advisory Board Member