Board of Directors

Old Spokes Home's board of directors is comprised of the following individuals who are passionate about riding bicycles and creating opportunities for others to ride:


Yiota Ahladas

Formerly directed Burlington’s Community and Economic Development Office’s Center for Community and Neighborhoods; is currently a consultant for domestic and international organizations engaged in community development work.


Ted Berg (Board President)

Currently works as a Constituent Advocate for the Burlington office of Senator Bernie Sanders; formerly worked in the Old Spokes Home retail bike shop.


Mel Grant

Semi-retired founding director of Mel Grant Audiologist, a successful small business in West Palm Beach Florida.


Liam Griffin

Adventure event manager and founding member of Bikeable Burlington Now.


Michael Hill

Counselor, Burlington High School.


Ron Manganiello

Founder of Bike Recycle Vermont.


Rich Pearce (Treasurer)

Founding manager of the Trust Company of Vermont.


Jason Van Driesche (Secretary)

Cheif Innovation Officer Front Porch Forum


Jennifer Green

Sustainability Coordinator, Burlington Electric Department.


Alex Borstein

Executive Director, Chill Foundation.


Letter from the President