Ian Lockwood, P.E.
Mr. Lockwood is a Livable Transportation Engineer with Toole Design Group. Ian has Bachelor and Master Degrees in Civil Engineering and is a Harvard University Loeb Fellow. Ian collaborates with property owners, agency officials, and the community to improve the public realm (i.e., attractive and comfortable streets, and successful squares and parks) to reflect the community’s values and advance their vision. Ian’s work is informed by the “Path-as-Place” doctrine that results in wonderful experiences for people along streets and in urban places that attract visitors, investment, and vitality. Ian’s older projects continue to perform well in places such as downtown West Palm Beach, Winter Garden, Sanford, Charlotte, and Seattle. His recent projects are also performing well in Orlando, Sulphur Springs, and South Bend.
Ian is a pioneer in walkability, restoring 1-way streets to 2-way, main street design, and shared spaces. He enjoys giving guest lectures at universities and conducting trainings on place-making, revitalization, and complete streets for professional associations, public agencies, business organizations, and community groups. For fun, he does cartooning and road cycling. Follow Ian on Twitter @IanLockwoodPE
Dave Michael David is the Council President for Ketchum City Council. Mr. David enjoys the opportunity to promote the benefits of riding bikes and walking in our community through our Safe Routes to School and Walk/Bike to Work and School events.
Michael has served on the Ketchum City Council since 2012, and finds there is no better way to talk with the constituents and local business people than walking or biking around town. He also takes full advantage of the robust public transportation system in the Wood River Valley that moves people up and down the valley, helping those who are transit-dependent and enabling others to leave the car at home.
Michael has lived in Blaine County for 30+ years but grew up in southern California. He has a BA from UCLA and a JD from Loyola Marymount Law School. Mr. David has served on the boards of the Blaine County Housing Authority, the Ketchum Community Development Corporation, the Ketchum Innovation Center, Mountain Rides and National Alliance on Mental Illness, Wood River Valley Chapter (NAMI-WRV). He is also a member of the Ketchum Traffic Authority. You can find him walking or biking the streets of Ketchum, Hailey and Bellevue daily. Michael David can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senator Janie Ward-Engelking
Senator Ward-Engelking was born in Caldwell, Idaho. She attended Whittier College and earned her B.S. from Idaho State University. She went on to earn a master’s degree from Boise State University. The Senator is currently retired after teaching in the classroom for 33 years. She has been an active community member as well as being a trainer and facilitator for College of Western Idaho. She lives with her spouse Kay Frank Engelking.
Meridian City Councilmember and Senate D21 Candidate Treg Bernt
Treg Bernt is a life long Idahoan; born and raised in Pocatello. Treg graduated from Idaho State University with a B.A. degree in Speech Communication. Treg and his family moved to Meridian in 2003 when he began working for a flooring manufacturer as a Territory Manager. Currently, Treg is self employed and owns and operates his own flooring business in the Treasure Valley, which is run in conjunction with his family flooring business in Pocatello.
Treg has always valued community involvement. He is a past President of the City of Meridian Parks & Recreation Commission and served on the Planning & Zoning Commission before being elected to the Meridian City Council. Currently, Treg is a board member of the Meridian Development Corporation, Meridian’s urban renewal district. He also serves as Vice Chair of the Association of Idaho Cities Legislative Committee. During his first term on City Council, Treg gained invaluable experience in his time serving as a board member of the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS). If Treg isn’t working or at City Hall; you will find him on a river fly fishing, on a snow board shredding powder, hunting in the mountains, on a golf course, or spending quality time with his wife, Tiffanie and his 3 children.
Representative Brooke Green
Raised in Los Alamos, NM; master’s degree in business administration from Northwest Nazarene University and degrees in both communication and marketing technology from Boise State University; senior transportation planner; certified Professional Community Economic Developer (PCED) through Northwest Community Economic Development Institute; served as chairperson of Boise City Open Space and Clean water Advisory Committee; 2011 graduate of Leadership Boise.
Rep. Greene was recognized as one of Idaho Business Review’s 2014 Women of the Year honorees; recognized as one of Idaho Business Review’s 2010, 40 under 40; recipient of 2018 Woman of the Year by Idaho Chapter of Women in Transportation.
Representative Matthew Bundy
B.A. Weber State University, M.A. University of Utah, Ed.S. University of Idaho; 20-year Air Force veteran; achieved rank of lieutenant colonel while serving as a B-1B and B-52 aviator; post-9/11 combat deployment to Afghanistan; currently teaching American government at Mountain Home High School; served with the U.S. Department of State – Teachers for Global Classrooms program, working with educators in the 2012 Ukraine cohort; selected by Veterans of Foreign Wars as the 2019-2020 VFW National High School Civics Teacher of the Year.
Rep. Bundy is a high school baseball and basketball coach; and a member of Mountain Home City Council. He and his wife enjoy their three children and their four grandchildren.
Elaine joined the Idaho Smart Growth staff in 1998. An Idaho native, she has been an activist in growth management issues in the Boise area since 1984, including serving as neighborhood association board member and president. She was a leader in establishing the Hull’s Gulch Nature Preserve. Elaine has served as a director on many boards and currently serves on COMPASS, Valley Regional Transit, and the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations Boards of Directors, and on the Idaho Safe Routes to School Advisory Committee.
Elaine has researched and authored Idaho Smart Growth publications on Best Practices, Infill, and Safe Routes to School. She has most recently been working directly with communities to implement policies related to Safe Routes. Elaine was re-elected to the Boise City Council for her fourth term in 2015. She has a B.A. in painting and drawing from Boise State University, is a professional graphic designer, and has attended numerous trainings on planning, smart growth, and Safe Routes to School.
Deanna’s work experience encompasses community development projects ranging from healthy communities, active transportation to WUI wildfire preparedness and preservation of working lands. Her last two years were focused on walking, biking and driving safety education through a contract with Office of Highway Safety. She has worked throughout Idaho from Bonners Ferry to Soda Springs with extensive experience leading public engagement. Projects include comprehensive plan for Dover; placemaking plans for downtown Meridian and Idaho Falls and Boise’s Barber Valley; Walk Bike assessments, network planning and safety education in numerous communities.
Deanna understands community through her own experience serving on multiple committees and boards. She has a B.A. in education and planning from Evergreen State College and holds certificates from the National Charrette Institute for Charrette Facilitation and Portland State University’s Institute for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation and is a League Certified Bicycle Instructor with American League of Cyclists.
Chris Danley is the founder of Vitruvian Planning and has worked in the planning profession since 2005. Chris joined the US Navy and spent five years in Naval Aviation traveling the world and experiencing numerous cultures and environments. Upon his honorable discharge, Chris earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from Chapman University and then a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning in Spokane, WA.
Chris has worked in the public and private sectors including being the first Comprehensive Transportation Planner at the Ada County Highway District. He is a recognized national expert in Health Impact Assessments, is co-creator of a two-day walk audit training academy known as the Looking Glass Academy, and has conducted planning and assessment projects throughout Idaho, North Carolina, Utah and several other states. He currently sits on Boise’s Planning & Zoning Commission.
Ada County Highway District Commissioner Alexis Pickering
Alexis Pickering was elected to the ACHD Commission in 2021. Raised in Kooskia, ID, Pickering grew up practicing for track meets along a two-lane, 55 MPH highway that connected her school to the town core and learned early on the importance of safe routes. After graduating from Walla Walla Community College with an Associates of Arts in English and Political Science, she made her way to Boise. A first-generation college student, she’s a proud graduate of Boise State University, earning a B.A. in English and a Masters in Health Policy.
Prior to being elected, Pickering served on transportation committees and workgroups, including the COMPASS Active Transportation Workgroup, Rails and Trails Committee, and the ACHD Pedestrian Advisory Group and served as their Chair from 2017-2019. She also served on the Board of Directors of the Idaho Walk Bike Alliance, a statewide nonprofit working to make transportation healthy, safe, and reliable for all Idahoans. In 2020, she was recognized as one of the Idaho Business Review’s Accomplished Under 40. Pickering is a Public Health Strategist with Central and Southwest District Health and lives in Boise with her husband.
Tim Keane, City of Boise Director of Planning and Development Services
Tim Keane was appointed Director of Planning and Development Services for the City of Boise, Idaho on March 9, 2022. This is his first endeavor in public service in the Mountain West. Previously Tim served
as Commissioner of City Planning for the City of Atlanta, Georgia under three separate mayoral administrations from 2015 to 2022. In both Boise and Atlanta Tim has been responsible for design, permitting, zoning, preservation, housing, community development and transportation planning. Prior to Atlanta Tim was Director of Planning, Preservation and Sustainability for the City of Charleston, SouthCarolina for 11 years. Tim worked for Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. on all matters related to planning, urban design, preservation, and economic development. Tim was also the first Planning Director for the Town of Davidson, North Carolina.
Tim has a Bachelor’s degree in Planning and Master’s degree in Architecture from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. Tim was a Knight Fellow at the University of MiamiSchool of Architecture.
Nick is a transportation planner at Kittelson & Associates, Inc. in Boise. He specializes in multimodal planning and design and safety analyses. His experience includes active transportation plans and concept designs, and safety and active transportation focused research. Nick enjoys living near Boise’s foothills where he tries to spend as much time on the trail (or ski hill) as possible.
Theresa E. McLeod
A Boise native and graduate of the University of Puget Sound (BA) and Boise State University (MBA), Theresa has worked in the private sector (The Terteling Company), the public sector (City of Boise) and the nonprofit sector (St. Luke’s Health System). Community has been the center of her varied careers. Theresa’s focus has included mayoral and community initiatives dedicated to improving social determinants of health (including basic needs, transportation, the built environment, education) supporting opportunities for youth to flourish, seniors to age in place, businesses to excel, and neighborhoods to thrive.
As Administrator, Community Health & Engagement, St. Luke’s, Theresa guides the strategic, integrated community health and engagement work plans across the St. Luke’s footprint, serving St. Luke’s mission to improve the health of people in the communities we serve. She oversees community benefit investing including the Community Health Improvement Fund grant program and transformational funding of community solutions addressing significant health needs, housing stability, food and nutrition security and mental and behavioral health. Theresa serves as a liaison in connecting St. Luke’s resources with community and civic needs and cultivating collaborations with nonprofits supporting the activation of St. Luke’s Community Health Needs Assessments and Implementation plans.
Theresa enjoys serving the community and currently serves on the board of directors of the Women and Children’s Alliance. Theresa is a former board member of Create Common Good, the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, United Way of Treasure Valley, American Red Cross, Idaho Theater for Youth, and the University of Puget Sound Alumni Board.
Theresa has been recognized for her commitment to community, receiving several awards including the Women and Children’s Alliance “TWIN” award, the Leadership Boise Alumni Association 2014 Social Responsibility Award, and the City of Boise Mayor’s Livability Award.
Theresa and her husband have two grown children. Together they enjoy hiking, fly fishing, skiing, and spending time with family and friends.