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
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Number of Years in Public Safety: 28
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 18
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
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Number of Years in Public Safety: 40
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 21
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
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Number of Years in Public Safety: 25
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 15
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.
 

Mike Harris Treasurer
Jason Bain, PCI #1046-B/EMSCI #278-B
Saint Paul Police Department, Saint Paul MN
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Number of Years in Public Safety: 22
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 11
IPMBA Member Since: 2007
IPMBA Instructor Since: 2007
Duty Bike: Volcanic
Personal Bike: Trek 1500
Dream Bike:  One 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.

Mike Wear Education Director
Michael A. Wear, PCI #516T-B/EMSCI #059T-B
Metropolitan Police Department, Washington DC
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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.

Tom Harris EMS Coordinator
Position Open
 

James Englert Industry Liaison
James Englert, PCI #1081
Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, Centennial CO
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Number of Years in Public Safety: 18
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 12
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 
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Number of Years in Public Safety: 21
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 12
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
Gary Strang, PCI #1457/EMSCI #381
London Police Service, London ON
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Number of Years in Public Safety: 34
Number of Years on Bike Duty: 6
IPMBA Member Since: 2013
IPMBA Instructor Since: 2014
Duty Bike: Norco
Personal Bike: Argon 18 Gallium Pro
Dream Bike:  I have them.
Best Part About Bike Duty: THere is no better occupation than being a police officer on a bicycle in a downtown environment.  The work is satisfying and appreciated by the business community.  Staying fit is just a bonus.

Maureen Becker IPMBA
Maureen Becker, Executive Director
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