About IPMBA

Board and Staff

Wren Nealy

President
Wren Nealy, PCI #860-B/EMSCI #154-B
Cypress Creek EMS/Waller County Sheriff's Office, Spring TX
Email:  president@ipmba.org
Number of Years in Public Safety: 29
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 19
IPMBA Member Since: 2000
IPMBA Instructor Since: 2002
Duty Bike: Cannondale
Personal Bike: Cannondale
Dream Bike:  None
Best Part About Bike Duty: Being seen, without being seen.


Robert Hatcher

Vice President
Tom Harris, PCI #861T-B/EMSCI #030T-B
East Baton Rouge Parish EMS, Baton Rouge LA
Email: vp@ipmba.org
Number of Years in Public Safety: 41
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 22
IPMBA Member Since: 1996
IPMBA Instructor Since: 1999
Duty Bike: Volcanic
Personal Bike: Volcanic
Dream Bike:  I have it already!
Best Part About Bike Duty: Being accessible to the public.  The interaction with kids and the public while on a bike makes a world of difference in the perception of public safety.


Craig Lepkowski Secretary
Craig Lepkowski, PCI #1180-B/EMSCI #272-B
Lake Forest Police Department, Lake Forest IL
Email: secretary@ipmba.org
Number of Years in Public Safety: 26
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 16
IPMBA Member Since: 2009
IPMBA Instructor Since: 2010
Duty Bike: Trek Police Edition
Personal Bike: Trek Police Edition
Dream Bike:  None
Best Part About Bike Duty: Getting out into the fresh air and making community contacts.
 

Treasurer Treasurer
Elizabeth Bouchard, PCI #905-B/EMSCI #214-B
University of Guelph Campus Community Police, Guelph ON
Email: treasurer@ipmba.org
Number of Years in Public Safety: 19
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 15
IPMBA Member Since: 2006
IPMBA Instructor Since: 2006
Duty Bike: Volcanic
Personal Bike: Specialized Epic
Dream Bike:  Liv Hail Advanced
Best Part About Bike Duty: I get to ride a bike for a living.  Enough said!

Mike Wear Education Director
Michael A. Wear, PCI #516T-B/EMSCI #059T-B
Metropolitan Police Department, Washington DC
Email: education@ipmba.org
Number of Years in Public Safety: 30+
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 25
IPMBA Member Since: 1998
IPMBA Instructor Since: 2001
Duty Bike: Volcanic
Personal Bike: Volcanic
Dream Bike:  Custom-built Volcanic for bike camping; steel blue with an ISM saddle
Best Part About Bike Duty: I love the opportunity to cruise the streets, having positive interactions with the public while doing the job I love.

EMS Coordinator EMS Coordinator
Rob Collett, EMSCI #263
UC Health EMS, Fort Collins CO
Email: emsc@ipmba.org
Number of Years in Public Safety: 15
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 11
IPMBA Member Since: 2012
IPMBA Instructor Since: 2012
Duty Bike: Trek XCaliber 8
Personal Bike: Niner RKT RDO, Giant Defy Advanced 1
Dream Bike:  Kona Honzo CR Trail DL, Yeti SB 5
Best Part About Bike Duty: The ability to interact and engage with the community on a more personal, approachable level; blending my hobby with my profession in a meaningful way; and training others to enhance their bike response teams.

James Englert Industry Liaison
James Englert, PCI #1081
Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, Centennial CO
Email: industry@ipmba.org
Number of Years in Public Safety: 19
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 13
IPMBA Member Since: 2006
IPMBA Instructor Since: 2008
Duty Bike: Volcanic
Personal Bike: Walt Works
Dream Bike:  I don't really have one.
Best Part About Bike Duty: Being outside and on the bike.

Wren Nealy Conference Coordinator
Brian Gillman, EMSCI#189T-B
Cypress Creek EMS, Spring TX 
Email: conferences@ipmba.org
Number of Years in Public Safety: 22
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 13
IPMBA Member Since: 2005
IPMBA Instructor Since: 2007
Duty Bike: Cannondale LE2
Personal Bike: Volcanic
Dream Bike:  I do not have one.
Best Part About Bike Duty: I enjoy the events we work and the opportunity to interact with the public. 

IPMBA logo Membership Director
Jason Bain, PCI #1046-B/EMSCI #278-B
Saint Paul Police Department, Saint Paul MN
Email: membership@ipmba.org
Number of Years in Public Safety: 23
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 12
IPMBA Member Since: 2007
IPMBA Instructor Since: 2007
Duty Bike: Volcanic
Personal Bike: Trek 1500
Dream Bike:  One that I don't have to wrench on.
Best Part About Bike Duty: Being able to connect with the public more easily, and coming to work in shorts.

Maureen Becker IPMBA
Maureen Becker, Executive Director
Email:  maureen@ipmba.org