Wednesday, July 13, 2016 • 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Green Room
San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center
401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
The Golden Wheel Awards honor those individuals and groups who are making a difference in transforming San Francisco into a more people and bike-friendly place.
Join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition for our 24th Annual Golden Wheel Awards. As a sponsor and guest of this event, you will be investing in the community by supporting one of the city’s oldest, largest and most effective grassroots organizations, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.
Honoree: Nicole Ferrara, Executive Director, Walk SF
Nicole leads Walk San Francisco’s policy and programmatic work, strategic communications, administration and operations. Nicole came to Walk SF in 2013, and has worked to win the City of San Francisco’s adoption of Vision Zero, build a Vision Zero Coalition of community based organizations, change policies to prioritize people on foot, and win funding for improvements to the walking environment. Nicole is the chair of the Vision Zero Network’s Advisory Committee, and serves on the board for the Alliance for Biking and Walking. Nicole holds a Masters in Public Health and a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California.
Honoree: Assemblymember Phil Ting
Phil Ting was elected to the State Assembly in 2012, representing the 19th Assembly District which spans the Westside of San Francisco as well as the communities of Broadmoor, Colma, Daly City, and South San Francisco. He is a leading voice in fighting for education reform and reinvestment, harnessing technology for a cleaner economy and more open government, and equal rights for all Californians. As the Chair of the Assembly Committee on Budget, he pursues responsible budget solutions that strengthen our middle class and brings real world experience to the state’s ongoing debate on tax reform given his prior service as the former Assessor-Recorder for San Francisco. Prior to his current chairmanship, he served as Chair of the Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation and Chair of the Assembly Democratic Caucus.
Special Remarks by Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener
We are pleased to welcome Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener to this year’s Golden Wheel Awards. Both Supervisors have been strong supporters of better biking in San Francisco and are running to replace State Senator Mark Leno in Senate District 11. Supervisors Kim and Wiener have been invited to address their respective transportation platforms.