Dr. Caroline Cooley, President
Dr. Caroline Cooley helped form Bike Walk Knoxville (BWK) in 2012. She has served as President since 2014 while also serving as board chair for Bike Walk Tennessee. Caroline worked as a private practice physician of internal medicine and nephrology for over 30 years in Knoxville until she retired in 2015. She is active in the Knoxville community having founded the Knoxville Regional TPO Bicycle Advisory Committee, representing BWK on the Knox County Safe Routes to School Partnership, and serving as the chair of Active Knox, a team focusing on making Knoxville and Knox County a healthier place to live by promoting a healthier built environment that encourages active living and transportation choices. Caroline has attended the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C. yearly since 2001 to advocate for bike and pedestrian inclusion in federal transportation funding. She is a League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor and a lifelong bicyclist for recreation, competitive racing and transportation.
Lindsey Kimble, Executive Director
Born and raised in Indiana, Lindsey graduated from Depauw University (in Greencastle, IN) with a B.A. in Health and Physical Performance. She then received her M.S. in Sports Management from the University of Tennessee where she was a Graduate Assistant with the Rec Sports Department. Upon graduating from UT, Lindsey was the Club Manager of a Health Club in Lafayette, IN and then spent 7 years in Winston-Salem, NC in several director positions with the YMCA including Associate Executive Director of a 13,000+ member location. Lindsey currently works part-time for Bike Walk Knoxville managing all aspects of the organization including Open Streets events. When not working, you will find Lindsey spending time with her husband, Chris and 2 girls, Hannah and Reese and enjoying the outdoors. Lindsey and Chris also started Knox Bike Racing in 2017, a mountain bike race series in Knoxville.
Mary Duggan, Programs and Events Coordinator
Mary is a Knoxville-native and graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville in May 2018 with a degree in public relations and sustainability. She has previously interned with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Friends of the Smokies, and Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont doing marketing and public relations. She served as an AmeriCorps member with Bike Walk Knoxville from 2018-2019. After her service year ended, she continued to work part-time with our Safe Routes to School and Kids Love Bikes programs. As of January 2022, she is now our full-time Programs and Events Coordinator. Outside of work you can find her baking and rock climbing!
Zoe Scott, Advocacy, Education, and Communications Coordinator
Zoe is from Huntsville, Alabama and a graduate of the University of Montevallo, where she earned a B.S. in Political Science and Environmental Studies. While at UM, she served on the Student Government Association, Undergraduate Curriculum and Standards Committee, and Student Conduct Council as well as holding leadership positions with the Environmental Club and Golden Key International Honor Society. She moved to Knoxville in fall of 2020 and served with Bike Walk Knoxville through AmeriCorps for a year, and now joins the team as our Advocacy, Education, and Communications Coordinator.