Walk San Francisco is San Francisco’s pedestrian advocacy group. Walk SF and its members are making San Francisco a more livable, walkable city and reclaiming our streets as shared public space for everyone to enjoy. Join us!
Nicole Schneider, Executive Director
Nicole came to Walk San Francisco in 2013 with a background in active transportation, urban planning, and public health. As a consultant, Nicole helped develop climate change adaptation plans for the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Program on Health, Equity and Sustainability, and provided bicycle and pedestrian planning services to the Alameda County Transportation Commission. Previously, Nicole worked at Prevention Institute, training community groups in policy and media advocacy strategies for healthy, equitable places.
Natalie Burdick, Membership and Volunteer Director
Natalie joined Walk San Francisco in 2012 after five years in marketing and development at Santa Monica’s Heal the Bay, where she led the environmental nonprofit’s social media, third party events, and membership programs. Prior to her water-quality advocacy experience, she spent fifteen years in product and project management in customer relationship management (CRM) and open source start-ups in the software industry.
Genaro Escarzaga, Safe Routes to School Family and Schools Program Coordinator
Genaro joined Walk San Francisco in 2014 after leading the Health CPS Project at Active Transportation Alliance in Chicago. Prior to his capacity-building work with English- and Spanish-speaking parents to identify both barriers and potential solutions and strategies to encourage walking and biking, Genaro was a Bicycling Ambassador for the City of Chicago, and a Youth Program Instructor for West Town Bikes.
Kate Michelle McCarthy, President
Multichannel Direct Marketing Project Manager, Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey
Joseph Steinberger, Treasurer
Principal Environmental Planner, Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Josh Bingham, Secretary
Consumer Operations Strategist, Google
Author, Pedestrianist blog
Senior Communications Manager, FontShop
Home and Business Area Networks Senior Product Manager, PG&E
Rajni Banthia, PhD
Senior Associate, Resource Development Associates
Susan M. George, MD
Community Clinic Physician
Brooke Kuhn, MBA, MPH
Executive Director, Girls on the Run of the Bay Area
Program Associate, S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
Training & Process Analyst, Adobe
Shaana A. Rahman
Principal, Rahman Law PC
Civil Trial Attorney
Former San Francisco District 10 Supervisor, 2000-2011
Former Executive Director, American Institute of Architects, San Francisco
Founding Principal, Nelson\Nygaard
Principal & Co-Founder, Santos & Urrutia