Board of Directors: 2021 Election

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is proud to have a very active and professional all-volunteer Board of Directors as stewards of our organization and work.

Directors are elected by members to serve a two-year term, and this year members will be voting to elect eight directors during the winter 2021 election. San Francisco Bicycle Coalition members may nominate themselves or another member as a candidate for the Board of Directors. Interested candidates should review the following:

Here’s the schedule for the 2021 San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Board elections:

Fall/winter 2020: Board promotes the election amongst members and encourages members to declare their interest.

January 1, 2021: Deadline for interested candidates to submit the online candidate questionnaire and submit resume to

January 4-15, 2021: Current Board Directors review candidate questionnaires and interview candidates.

January 15, 2021: Membership eligibility deadline: January 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm PST. You must be a member by this date to vote or run in the election.

January 15, 2021: Candidates must officially declare their intent to run by submitting the following to before this deadline:

  • Candidate photo
  • 150-word statement

January 18, 2021: Staff meets with candidates to review the election process. Candidates’ 150-word statements are published in the SF Bicycle Coalition newsletter.

January 25, 2021: Voting starts. Members will have a chance to vote online throughout the election period. Board Candidate Forum: Candidates will have an equal opportunity to connect with the membership during an online Q&A session where each candidate will have the same amount of time to answer the same set of questions, and the meeting will be recorded for later viewing. Questions will be posted for all members to view prior to the Board Candidate Forum.

February 3, 2021: Voting ends at 9:59 pm PST.

February 4-5, 2021: Election results are communicated to each candidate.

February 9, 2021: Election results are announced in the SF Bicycle Coalition newsletter.

February 20, 2021: Board of Directors participate in an all-day retreat.

February 23, 2021: Board of Directors meeting is held. 

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