Bike Winnipeg will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 11th, 2023, and we are hoping that you can attend. Find out more about our activities in 2022 and learn about our plans for 2023.
Date: Tuesday, April 11th
Start Time: 7 pm (Doors at 6:30 pm)
End Time: 9 pm
Where: Sport 4 Life Centre (145 Pacific Ave) in the Theatre
We’ll have some snacks and refreshments. We’re excited to share what we have accomplished in 2022 and where we plan to focus our work and efforts through 2023. Our (remote) guest speaker for the evening will be Chris Baker, Senior Active Transportation Planner for the City of Winnipeg. We’ll post reports as we get closer to the date. Following the AGM, stick around and socialize, we’d be happy to answer and questions and listen to your thoughts on getting more people biking more often in Winnipeg.
RSVP’s are not needed, but are appreciated as we will be ordering snacks and beverages for the AGM.
For those who cannot make it out to the AGM, we are planning to host a live stream of the event (details to follow).
Minutes from our 2022 AGM can be viewed here.
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- Call to Order
- Land Acknowledgement
- Adoption of the Agenda
- Approval of 2022 AGM Minutes
- Guest Speaker – Chris Baker, Senior Active Transportation Planner, City of Winnipeg (20 – 30 min)
- Executive Director
- Committee Reports
- Measurement, Audit, and Compliance (MAC)
- Outreach & Education
- Local Bike Groups
- Approval of By-law Changes
- Mission & Vision
- Director term lengths
- Board member nominations/elections
- Preview of new cycling education videos
Mission & Vision Statements
We are an inclusive group of people and organizations working to make cycling in Winnipeg a safe, enjoyable, accessible, and convenient transportation choice year-round.
We envision a city where every road is safe for cycling, all bike paths are connected, and riding a bike is commonplace and always fun.
Bike Winnipeg engages with citizens, community organizations, and governments to create a healthy, sustainable, and equitable city where year-round cycling is accessible to all. We work towards a Winnipeg that embraces everyday cycling through our outreach, education, and advocacy.
We envision a Winnipeg where cycling is equitable and accessible for everyone. A place where every road is safe for children and grandparents to ride, planning a route is as simple as knowing where you want to go, and doing the weekly grocery shop by bicycle isn’t just possible, it’s preferable!
Director Term Lengths
Length of Office
2.12 The length of office of each director shall be a two-year term.
2.13 Directors may be elected for a total of three consecutive two-year terms. After serving at least two consecutive years, a director who is re- elected may choose to serve a one year term.
Length of Office
2.12 The length of office of each director shall be a one-year or two-year term as indicated by the nominee at the time of election. Term lengths shall be selected such that a maximum of 50% of directors be serving a one-year term concurrently.
2.13 Directors may be elected for a total of six consecutive years.
Jaya is the Executive Director of Storefront Manitoba and a Sessional Instructor in the Faculty of Architecture and the School of Art at the University of Manitoba. She is interested in the dynamic relationship that exists between ethics and aesthetics, in how our shared aesthetic experience can serve as a foundation for communities that are happy, healthy, equitable, and sustainable. She graduated from McGill’s Masters of Architecture II program in the History and Theory of Architecture and the professional Masters of Architecture at the University of Manitoba, and has worked extensively in the cultural and design community, including positions as Senior Exhibit Designer at the Manitoba Museum, and Curatorial Assistant at Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art. She serves on the executive of Building Equality in Architecture: Prairies, and the Programming Committee for 10x20x20 design talks. She is an all-weather cyclist, a yoga enthusiast, and a lover of dance.
My personal goal is to encourage more people to use their bikes as their main mode of transportation, especially women. I believe that if more people ride their bikes to do their daily commute, not just for leisure, we will inherently apply more pressure on our governing bodies to implement safer infrastructure for cyclists of all levels. I have experience with website creation and maintenance and have a passion for building community.
Writer, entertainer, mechanic and organizer – Patrick Krawec is a community leader with more than 25 years of experience establishing and growing non-profit organizations and social enterprises. He is a former CBC journalist, an Active Transportation specialist, and founding board member and past Executive Director of the WRENCH. Patrick is known for creating and delivering impactful social innovations while nurturing community engagement. He works with a sense of humor and a strong eye on the details.
I am a full time image creator (stills and video) well versed in content creation and social media. My goal is to apply my skills in increasing Bike Winnipeg’s profile.
Benjamin Meek (he/him) joined Bike Winnipeg’s board in 2021 serving as its Secretary for the past two years and recently stepping into the Co-Chair role. Ben is a year-round cyclist and a daily bicycle commuter who works as a Research Coordinator at the University of Manitoba. Ben and his family have always been passionate about cycling and regularly turn to the bike as their primary means of transportation. With Bike Winnipeg, Ben hopes to encourage wider adoption of cycling by advocating for safer and more complete cycling infrastructure, promoting ease and accessibility of use, and fostering a welcoming cycling community. Besides cycling, Ben loves soccer, hockey, board games, camping, canoeing, and disc golf.
Julia Schroeder (she/her), B.A., B.Ed., PBDE, joined Bike Winnipeg’s board in 2019. She works full-time as a grade one teacher in Winnipeg, and is a passionate advocate for cycling, particularly as a means of year-round transportation. Julia has co-chaired the outreach committee since 2021. She has been volunteering with Bike Winnipeg since 2017, both as a ride marshal and with Bike Valet, and became a member of the outreach committee in 2018.
She brings her teaching, coaching, and volunteer experience to the board of directors. Outside of cycling and education, she is an avid environmentalist, gardener, hiker, reader, and a lifelong learner.