Our Board of Directors

Neal Carley is the General Manager of Parks, Planning and Environment for Metro Vancouver. He is a strong advocate of making walking safe and comfortable for all users.
Neal Carley has said he hates walking when it is boring. As a Professional Engineer Neal volunteers with several organizations and promotes best environmental practices and walkable urban design. He is currently the General Manager for Metro Vancouver in charge of Parks and Environment. He also was on the steering committee that brought the international Walk21 Conference to Vancouver. Rather diplomatically, Neal’s favourite walk is on any of the trails in Metro Vancouver’s 23 regional parks.
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Claire Gram is a health and policy planner with Vancouver Coastal Health.

Claire Gram’s specialty is population health and she works throughout Metro Vancouver and the Whistler region with the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. Claire is the board member that walks and bikes everywhere. Her favourite walk is around Trout Lake with her family

Sandy James is a city planner and formerly was the greenways planner for the City of Vancouver. She chaired the 2011 Walk21 Conference in Vancouver.
Sandy James is a city planner, author and co-editor of Price Tags, a Vancouver based city planning blog. She has worked as a health planner and was the Greenways Planner for the City of Vancouver. She was the chair of Walk21 Vancouver and has a TEDX talk on the Transformative Power of Walking. Sandy’s favourite walk is the Fraser River Trail through Vancouver’s Southlands.
Mary Beth Rondeau is an architect and senior urban designer for the City of Surrey. Mary Beth is a former Olympic athlete and champions walkable, comfortable communities.
Mary Beth Rondeau Mary Beth Rondeau is an architect and a seasoned senior urban designer who has worked for the City of Vancouver and for the City of Surrey. Mary Beth is an Olympic athlete. Her favourite place to walk is along the beaches of Pender Island.
Gordon Price was formerly a Vancouver City Councillor & Director of the City Program at Simon Fraser University. He is the founder of Price Tags Vancouver.
Gordon Price was formerly a Vancouver City Councillor & Director of the City Program at Simon Fraser University. He is the founder of Price Tags Vancouver and lectures on planning issues all over the world. Gordon’s favourite place to walk is the Seaside Greenway.

Creating Walkable Accessible Places for Everyone