Nina Clark, Board Chair
Nina has over twenty years of professional and volunteer experience working with museums and other cultural organizations in Minnesota and nationally. Her particular experience is in public programs, exhibit planning, and strategic organizational development. Nina is passionate about cycling as an everyday means for people to get around, for the well-being of humans and the planet.
Juston serves on CMM's Collections Committee and will be content advisor to this project. Juston has been collecting cycles for twenty-seven years. He has been a member of the Minnesota chapter of The Wheelman antique bicycle club for twelve years and Captain for the past six. As Captain, Juston represents Minnesota at National Meets, maintains extensive connections to the national network of antique bicycle collectors, and is in demand as an authenticator and appraiser. He has been riding high wheel bicycles for seventeen years and has completed seven centuries (100 miles) on a high wheel. Juston coordinates riding performances and seasonal rides for the general public.
Tim is an architect practicing with UrbanWorks Architecture and has an interest in transportation and how it shapes the built environment. Since 2011, Tim has served on the Downtown Minneapolis Transportation Management Organization which advocates for sustainable transit and commuting options for downtown Minneapolis. Tim has experience designing museums and cultural projects and also serves on the board of YouthLink, a local nonprofit serving homeless youth.
Designer, Architect, Instructor
Kristen's work and passion is design at all scales. She teaches architecture at the University of Minnesota College of Design, and has worked for several local design firms. She recently led a class in designing museums to house collections, including bicycles. Her non-profit work has ranged from graphic design for upstart non-profits to architectural design for an orphanage in Kenya. She and her husband have happily toured the US, Canada and Europe by bike.
Heidi is a metadata librarian with 30+ years of experience managing image resource collections in museum and cultural heritage environments. She holds a Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from Dominican University and is the Visual Resources Librarian at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. She also serves as the co-chair of the Data Standards Committee for Visual Resources Association where she is an active member of the Embedded Metadata Working Group (EMwg). Heidi's work focuses on descriptive cataloging and records management to strengthen collection accessibility and usability for diverse audiences. Heidi is an avid film photographer who loves language and travel. She dreams of a Twin Cities cycling culture to rival the likes of Copenhagen and Amsterdam. Heidi's perfect city commuting machine is a vintage 1971 Phillips 3-Speed. You can find her on social media @heideland.
Kate has more than twenty years of experience working in museums in collections management, education, and exhibits. For the past decade she has focused on a career as a freelance exhibit developer working for museums around the country. Kate is an enthusiastic stoker on the tandem she rides with her husband Todd.
Katie Covey Spanier
Arts and Culture Administrator
Katie is a program associate at the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota where she focuses on community engagement and public programming. She has a background in program evaluation, event production, grant writing, archiving, and digital strategy. She currently serves as chair of the communications committee for CMM and flexes her pedal prowess on the back of a '63 schwinn tandem. Find her on twitter: @KatieCovey
Brian is a finance professional with over 15 years of experience in financial management, strategic planning, and analytics, having worked primarily in the nonprofit sector for organizations in San Francisco, the District of Columbia, and the Twin Cities. He currently works as a financial analyst at Target Corporation. He enjoys riding around Minneapolis on his Surly Pacer.
Patrick Geraghty, Board Chair Emeritus
Sales Consultant, Bike Shop Owner
Patrick has been a bicycle enthusiast for over 40 years, founded Rydjor Bike Shop in 1973 and remains active as owner. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Minnesota, has held engineering, sales, and management positions for over 25 years, and is Financial Coordinator for Mobile Loaves and Fishes, a local non-profit serving meals to people in need. He has his own bicycle collection, and Patrick and his wife Janet love to ride their 1992 Cannondale tandem on the bike trails in Minneapolis/St Paul.
Finance and Retail Strategy
Mark’s primary interest is an active lifestyle in the outdoors, and he is inspired by the thrill of sharing that enthusiasm with others. Professionally, Mark has almost 15 years of strategy and consulting experience in finance and retail, and is an experienced merchant and brand manager currently working as a Senior Buyer at Target Corporation. Along with his wife and daughter, Mark is a proud member of a three-person bike gang that can be reliably found singing together as they pedal the trails of our bike friendly community.
Calla Blaney Martin
Calla is a bicycle mechanic with an educational background in art, anthropology, and cultural heritage management. She has 7 years of experience working in bike shops that cater to youth development and skill building, including Full Cycle Bike Shop and Express Bike Shop.
As a “participant-observer” in bike culture, she is interested in all of the different social groups that are formed around the wide variety of cycling styles and bicycle building.
Mike has been a bicycle rider and enthusiast for more years than he would like to count. He is a 25-year bicycle industry veteran and has worked for Trek, Gary Fisher, Lemond Cycles and Campagnolo among others. He currently works as Brand Sales Manager at Quality Bicycle Products in Bloomington, MN. He loves bikes of all kinds and owns plenty, both old and new. Mike’s career in the bicycle industry has allowed him the opportunity to ride and share his passion for bicycles all over the world.