meet the team

Learn more about the people at Winnipeg Trails

Board

Board of directors

Cherilyn Wilson

Cherilyn (Cheri) Wilson just started her 31st year as an educator, with 14 years spent in Norway House and the past 17 teaching in LRSD.

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Choi Ho 

Eyes on the human condition | Ears for your stories and perspectives of the city | Nose for smelling | Taste for planning and design

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Ian Frank

Chair Ian is a geographer and urbanist at heart who has happily found an outlet for those passions at Winnipeg Trails. He’s a tinkerer who

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Matthew Robinson

Matthew is an Urban Planner in Winnipeg, working primarily in the private sector for the local planning and development firm Richard + Wintrup. He is

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Nathan Wild

Secretary Nathan has been involved in various community groups for many years.  He is passionate about active transportation and cycling in particular where it affects

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Sharee Hochman

Sharee holds an undergraduate degree in Rhetoric Communication & Sociology from The University of Winnipeg and has been supporting the non-profit sector in various communication

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Tyler Atkinson

Tyler has been a Winnipegger all his life and was discovered by tweeting about his perspectives on wheelchair travel and wanting more attention to sidewalks. 

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Executive team

Staff

Anders Swanson

Anders Swanson

Executive Director Anders has a passion for changing how the world sees transportation. At heart, he is an artist (with a background in multi-media, animation

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Leigh Anne Parry

Project Manager, Administrator, Volunteer Extraordinaire, Culture Shifter Leigh Anne Parry is grateful to have spent most of her life on treaty one territory. Much of

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Brennan Mckay

Brennan Mckay is Treaty from the Pine Creek First Nation. He came to Winnipeg seven years ago from dauphin, Manitoba, where he attended highschool and

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Dan standing in front of truck with bikes

Dan Reihl

Geographic Analyst / Mechanic / Fabricator Dan has a background in geographic research, specializing in the built environment. Dan makes maps, fixes, and builds things.

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Jenny sitting surrounded by bikes

Jennifer Sawatzky

Special Project Manager Special Project Manager Jennifer Sawatzky started as a volunteer in 2016 and has since become a Dutch bicycle mechanic and project manager

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Signy Brownell

Ski Library Co-Coordinator/Communications/Research Signy holds a BSc (Hons) from the University of Winnipeg and is grateful to live and work on Treaty 1 territory. She

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