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NICA creates honorary board

Published June 26, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has announced an honorary board of directors, made up of prominent figures in the cycling industry who are actively contributing to NICA’s efforts.

“We are so very fortunate that everybody involved with NICA has shown a willingness to roll up their sleeves and volunteer time to help assist us grow interscholastic cycling opportunities across the nation," NICA executive director Austin McInerny said. "The honorary board members are keen to help us expand our programs aimed at providing every American teen the opportunity to strengthen body, mind and character through participation in their school’s mountain bike team.”

The co-chairs of the honorary board are Sara Ecclesine of Sidi America, and Gary Boulanger, of Dirt Rag magazine.

The board currently has 22 members and seats on the board are appointed annually. Co Chairs:

  • Gary Boulanger Sales Guy/Writer, Dirt Rag Magazine
  • Sara Ecclesine Brand Manager, SIDI America


Members:

  • Jeremiah Bishop Pro Athlete, Sho-Air/Cannondale MTB Race Team
  • Chris Cocalis CEO, Pivot Cycles
  • Lea Davison Pro Athlete, Specialized MTB Team
  • Lucas Euser Pro Athlete, UnitedHealthcare Cycling Team (NorCal League alum.)
  • Gary Fisher Mountain Biking Evangelist, Trek Bicycles
  • Jimena Florit Mountain Biking Olympian (2000 and 2004)
  • Mari Holden Road Cycling Olympic Medalist
  • Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski Pro Athlete, Trek Factory Racing
  • Heather Irmiger Pro Athlete, Trek Factory Racing
  • Ashley Korenblat CEO, Western Spirit Cycling Adventures
  • Jimmy ‘Mac’ McIlvain Editor, Mountain Bike Action
  • Eddie O'Dea Owner, 55nine Performance, Pro Athlete, Topeak-Ergon MTB Team
  • Namrita O'Dea Owner, 55nine Performance, Pro Athlete, Topeak-Ergon MTB Team
  • Ned Overend Pro Athlete, Specialized MTB Team
  • Nat Ross POC Sales//Marketing Manager
  • Rebecca Rusch Pro Athlete, Specialized MTB Team
  • Mike Sinyard CEO, Specialized Bicycle Components
  • Marla Streb Media Liaison/Coach, Team LUNA Chix
  • Kimber Tedro Amateur Athlete, Sho-Air/Cannondale MTB Race Team
  • Brian Vaughan CEO/Co-founder, GU Energy
Topics associated with this article: Advocacy/Non-profits, Competition

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