The team that makes it happen.
Chris manages the Development Review program and assists staff with Safe Routes to School and other programs. He became an employee of WALKSacramento in 2007 following one year of consulting to the organization. Chris became interested in walkability and active design after moving to a new community and saw the vision for walking, biking and transit at risk. He enjoys walking for transportation, recreation, conversation and meditation. Chris has both a Bachelor’s and Master of Science degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Molly brings 6 years of cross-sector project management experience to the team. Molly has a wide-ranging background in digital media marketing and community planning, enabling her to effectively communicate transportation and planning concepts in an approachable and compelling manner. She earned her B.S. in Marketing Management from Virginia Tech in 2013. Molly also serves as the Bike /Ped Chair for the Safe Kids Coalition Greater Sacramento, the Sacramento Valley APA California Young Planner Group (YPG) Chair, is the former statewide Young Planners Coordinator for APA California and serves as a steering committee member on the local Association of Pedestrian and Bicyclists Professionals (APBP) Sacramento Chapter. Molly was recently named one of three “Emerging Planners of 2020” by APA California Sacramento Valley Section.
Alicia focuses on meaningfully engaging and empowering residents to participate in planning processes in order to develop solutions that work best for them. Alicia has a background in applying urban sustainability best practices across California, with a passion for active transportation and smart growth development in particular. She earned her BS in 2014 from UC Davis in Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning with an emphasis in transportation and energy.
Jordan brings four years of community engagement experience and an interdisciplinary background in planning to support a healthier, more active Sacramento. She primarily focuses on implementing community-based transportation projects and planning Safe Routes to Schools activities. She earned her B.A. in May 2020 from Pomona College in Environmental Analysis with a concentration in Sustainability and the Built Environment. Jordan’s favorite ways to get around are walking and longboarding.
Anne recently joined the WALKSacramento team as a program assistant. Anne most recently worked with Impact Sac Liberty Towers – Black Child Legacy Incubator over as a program manager completing intensive case management and consistent client engagement. Anne has a passion for community engagement and social justice. She is a recent graduate of Sacramento State with a Degree in Social Work and a desire to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Health in the future. She is bilingual in Igbo/Yoruba and English.