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President and US Executive Director

Mike Van Abel, mike [dot] vanabel [at] imba [dot] com, 303-545-9011 ext. 102

Operations/Human Resources/IT Department

Director: Kerri Salazar, kerri [dot] salazar [at] imba [dot] com, 303-545-9011 ext. 100


  • Carlie Mock, HR/ Operations Representative, carlie [dot] mock [at] imba [dot] com, 303-545-9011 ext. 124

Finance Department

Director: Dan Brillon, dan [dot] brillon [at] imba [dot] com, 303-545-9011 ext. 105


  • Tiffanie Beal, Finance Administrator, tiffanie [dot] beal [at] imba [dot] com, 303-545-9011 ext. 109

Communications Department

Director: Mark Eller, mark [dot] eller [at] imba [dot] com, 303-545-9011 ext. 115


  • Katherine Fuller, Communications Manager, katherine [dot] fuller [at] imba [dot] com, 303-545-9011 ext. 116
  • Leslie Kehmeier, Mapping Manager, leslie [dot] kehmeier [at] imba [dot] com, 970-631-4564

Development Department

Director: Rich Cook, rich [dot] cook [at] imba [dot] com 303-545-9011 ext. 104


  • Rod Judd, Associate Director of Membership & Development, rod [dot] judd [at] imba [dot] com, ext. 119
  • Vacant, Corporate Partnership Manager, 
  • Sallie Hoefer, Chapter Services Manager, sallie [dot] hoefer [at] imba [dot] com, ext. 117
  • Jennifer Hill, Member Services Specialist, jennifer [dot] hill [at] imba [dot] com, ext. 118
  • Evan Chute, Interactive Marketing Database Manager, evan [dot] chute [at] imba [dot] com, ext. 120
  • Joshua Lawton, Interactive Marketing/E-commerce Specialist, joshua [dot] lawton [at] imba [dot] com, ext. 103
  • Wendy Sweet, Member Services Representative, wendy [dot] sweet [at] imba [dot] com, ext. 106
  • Heather Bonewitz, Member Services Representative, heather [dot] bonewitz [at] imba [dot] com, ext. 128

Region/Associate Region Directors 


  • Tom Sauret, Region Director Team Lead, Southeast Region Director, SORBA Executive Director, tom [dot] sauret [at] imba [dot] com, 770-654-3291
    • Terry Palmeri, Associate Region Director/SORBA, terry [dot] palmeri [at] imba [dot] com
    • Robin Allen, SORBA Communications/ Events Representative, robin [dot] allen [at] imba [dot] com
  • Michelle Barker, Midwest Region Director, michelle [dot] barker [at] imba [dot] com, 319-533-5827
    • Lori Hauswirth, Associate Region Director, Copper Harbor Executive Director, lori [dot] hauswirth [at] imba [dot] com
    • Matt Andrews, Associate Region Director, MORC Executive Director, matt [dot] andrews [at] imba [dot] com

  • Anthony Duncan, Mid-Atlantic Regional Director,  anthony [dot] duncan [at] imba [dot] com, 276-274-2035
    • Ryan Delaney, Associate Region Director, MORE, ryan [dot] delaney [at] imba [dot] com
    • Holly Fisher, MORE Event Specialist, hollyf [at] more-mtb [dot] org

  • Andy Williamson, Great Lakes Region Director, andy [dot] williamson [at] imba [dot] com, 937-247-IMBA
    • Tammy Mebane, Associate Region Director, HMBA Executive Director, tammy [dot] mebane [at] imba [dot] com
  • Patrick Kell, Southwest Region Director, patrick [dot] kell [at] imba [dot] com, 802-371-9033
  • Laurel Harkness, Northern California Region Director, laurel [dot] harkness [at] imba [dot] com, 530-859-9168
  • Jason Bertolacci, Colorado/Wyoming Region Director, COMBA Executive Director, jason [dot] bertolacci [at] imba [dot] com, 303-956-9099
    • Mike Pritchard, Associate Region Director, RFMBA Executive Director, mike [dot] pritchard [at] imba [dot] com, 970-948-3486
  • Steve Schneider, South Central Region Director, steve [dot] schneider [at] imba [dot] com, 479-466-0988

Policy Department

Interim Policy Director: Jeremy Fancher, jeremy [dot] fancher [at] imba [dot] com, 303-250-0720


  • Aimee Ross, Advocacy Manager, aimee [dot] ross [at] imba [dot] com, ext. 108
  • Aaron Clark, Conservation Manager, aaron [dot] clark [at] imba [dot] com, ext. 112

Trail Solutions/Field Programs Department

Director: Chris Bernhardt, chris [dot] bernhardt [at] imba [dot] com, 503-913-9623


  • Rich Edwards, Program Manager, richard [dot] edwards [at] imba [dot] com
  • Shane Wilson, Project Manager, shane [dot] wilson [at] imba [dot] com
  • Chris Kehmeier, Project Manager, chris [dot] kehmeier [at] imba [dot] com
  • Doug Vinson, Project Manager, doug [dot] vinson [at] imba [dot] com
  • Alex Harrington, Project Manager, alex [dot] harrington [at] imba [dot] com
  • Chris Orr, Community Trails Liaison, chris [dot] orr [at] imba [dot] com
  • Joey Klein, Trail Specialist, joey [dot] klein [at] imba [dot] com
  • Chris Leman, Trail Specialist, chris [dot] leman [at] imba [dot] com
  • Stephen Mullins, Trail Specialist, stephen [dot] mullins [at] imba [dot] com
  • Randy Spangler, Trail Specialist, randy [dot] spangler [at] imba [dot] com
  • Jason Wells, Trail Specialist, jason [dot] wells [at] imba [dot] com
  • Sam Hardy, Trail Specialist, sam [dot] hardy [at] imba [dot] com
  • Tammy Donahugh, Instructor Certification Program Manager, tammy [dot] donahugh [at] imba [dot] com
  • Marty Caivano, Field Programs Specialist (Trail Care Crew & NMBP), marty [dot] caivano [at] imba [dot] com, ext. 101
    • Jordan Carr and Leilani Bruntz, Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew, jordanandlani [at] imba [dot] com