Community Bike Works regularly accepts applications for our Program Instructor position, to teach at-risk youth life lessons through bicycle mechanics. Spanish speakers preferred. Must be able to ride recreationally with students.
Please apply to executivedirector *AT* communitybikeworks.org.
235 N. Madison Street | Allentown, PA 18102 | 610.434.1140
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Sarah Andrew, CHAIR - Associate Attorney, Schoffstall Elder Law
Claire Aylward - Manager of Investor Services, PPL Services Corp (ret)
Patricia Wood Beldon - Community Representative
Lou Bottitta - Partner, Barb Bottitta Team, Keller Williams
Adrian Cousens - Senior Counsel, Gross McGinley LLP
Joe Goldfeder - Assistant Vice President, Valley National Financial Advisors
Charles Hoch - Juvenile Probation Officer, Lehigh County
Ty Howard - Media Supervisor, Klunk & Millan Advertising
Mike Klatchak, TREASURER - Senior Accountant, DLP Realty
Lara Kuhns, SECRETARY - Boyle Construction, Inc.
Saleem Mawji - Attorney, Norris McLaughlin & Marcus
Nick Mittica, IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR - Commercial Manager, Air Products
Will Rivera* - Community Representative
Dolores Singletary - Director Work Ready, Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
Bob Snyder - Community Representative
Carlos Tirado* - Temple Law School
Keyon Young - Regional General Manager, Amazon
Laura Zaharakis - School Counselor, Allentown School District
Kim Schaffer, Executive Director. Kim became Executive Director of Community Bike Works in 2013. She has 20 years’ experience in nonprofit and local government management, including nearly 10 years as a senior staff member at the National Low Income Housing Coalition in Washington, DC. Kim graduated from Lycoming College and received her master’s degree in urban planning and policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
James Williams, Program Manager. James became Program Manager of Community Bike Works in February 2012. In this role, he oversees all bike-related programs at our bike shops and in the schools, and helps foster relationships with students, families, and community partners. Before coming to Community Bike Works in 2010, James was a part-time journalist in the Lehigh Valley. An Allentown resident, James graduated from Bloomsburg University with a bachelor’s degree in communications.
Hana Cannon, East Allentown Program Director. Hana oversees our East Allentown programs, teaching Earn a Bike and Junior Earn a Bike classes, and mentoring students in Drop-in. She lives in the neighborhoods served by Community Bike Works, and most recently served as a program aide at the Boys and Girls Club of Allentown. She is working on completing her college degree.
Dave Edinger, Operations Manager. Dave came to Community Bike Works early in 2016 to help us build our organizational capacity. He previously served as an office manager for a local construction firm, and has many years of experience in youth development and recreation. He and his family live in Allentown, and his daughters attend school in the Allentown School District.
Hannah Miller, Grants Manager / Student Engagement Manager. Hannah connected with Community Bike Works as a volunteer in 2011 as a Muhlenberg College volunteer. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg in 2013 and her Masters’ in Education for Community Engagement from Merrimack College in 2015. Hannah is responsible for grant writing and building relationships with community supporters. She also oversees our non-bike related programs and one-on-one mentoring opportunities for students. Outside of Community Bike Works, Hannah is an active member of the Xi Xi Chapter of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. and a skater with Two Rivers Roller Derby.
Madeline Marte, Junior Earn a Bike Coordinator. Madeline serves as our lead Junior Earn a Bike instructor, where she helps students learn the basics of reading, riding and wrenching. Madeline also serves as part of our administrative team, working to build and maintain our organizational database.
Adonis Cannon, Cycling Programs Coordinator * In addition to teaching Earn a Bike, Adonis coordinates all student cycling at Community Bike Works, including our recreational, road riding, track cycling and mountain biking programs. Adonis recently received his degree in criminal justice from LCCC, and he has served as a coach in the Allentown School District football program. Adonis completed Earn a Bike several times as an ASD student.
Haze Figueroa, Program Instructor * Haze started working at Community Bike Works in 2012. He teaches Earn a Bike classes and leads Drop-in at our Madison Street location. Haze graduated from William Allen High School in 2010. He is also a graduate of the Earn a Bike program, having completed the class in 2006.
Fornando Robinson, Program Instructor. Fornando came to Community Bike Works in 2014, a few months after his son graduated from the Earn a Bike program. He teaches Earn a Bike classes in our East Allentown bike shop. Originally from New Orleans, Fornando served as a mentor in a youth basketball program both in Louisiana and upon moving to Allentown.
Jose Tavera, Program Instructor. Jose began at Community Bike Works in the spring of 2016 to serve as a mentor to youth in Earn a Bike and Drop-in programs. He volunteers as a Ministry Leader at Casa Del Rey Jesús Ministries.
* denotes Earn a Bike graduate