- Tim Bustos Executive Director
- Dan Moser Program Director
- Laura Hallam Operations Manager
- Deb DeVoe Membership Director
- Jeff Hohlstein First Coast Chapter Director
Tim Bustos, Sr. Executive Director
Tim has 28 years of experience in the field of bicycle transportation planning, design, and advocacy. For 12 of these years, he was the Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator for the City of Davis, California. Tim was instrumental in getting the City of Davis designated by the League of American Bicyclists as a “Bicycle Friendly Community” at the Platinum Level, the first city in the U.S. to receive the League’s highest designation. Prior to working in Davis, Tim was employed by the West Florida Regional Planning Council, which served as staff for the Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, and Panama City Metropolitan Planning Organizations. While serving in this capacity, Tim worked under contract for the Florida Department of Transportation as the Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator for seven counties in Northwest Florida. He provided local assistance and training to local government staff, many of whom were unfamiliar with current trends in bicycle and pedestrian planning and engineering practices. Tim has also taught numerous courses on bicycle facilities design, and previously taught classes for UC Berkeley’s Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis Extension, and is a League Cycling Instructor for the League of American Bicyclists (LCI #560). Additionally, Tim has an extensive background in bicycle advocacy and legislative work, having previously served on the original board of directors for FBA in its first incarnation in the late 1980’s, and two terms on the board for the California Bicycle Coalition.
Mailing address: P.O. Box 916715, Longwood FL 32791-6715
Dan Moser Program Director
Dan has been involved in bike/ped advocacy since the early 1980s as a result of getting caught-up in the running and triathlon craze and entered the profession in 1999 as a Bike/Ped Coordinator, a position he held until 2008, when he joined FBA’s staff after serving on the board. Over the years he has been and remains involved on many committees and organization at the local, regional, and state level that focus on bike/ped/traffic safety, education, policy, and planning. Dan is a CyclingSavvy Instructor, Florida Traffic & Bicycle Safety Education Program Regional Trainer, League Cycling Instructor, and member of apbp. He lives in Fort Myers with his cycling, running, and cat-loving wife, Maria.
“It’s better to burn out, than to fade away.”Neil Young
Laura Hallam Operations Manager
Of Waldo, Laura has more than 25 years of experience working for non profit organizations in areas ranging from education and advocacy to marketing, management and event coordination. For 10 years she was the executive director of Florida Bicycle Association preceded by 13 years with the Florida Governor’s Council on Fitness and Sports to promote active lifestyles through a wide variety of sporting events. She was fortunate to participate as a volunteer at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta and 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Laura’s skills include organizational planning and budgeting, legislative and governmental relations, and enthusiasm in everything she does. She is a past board member for Paddle Florida and Bike Florida. She loves to paddle, bike and hike, as well as travel and read.
“The cure for anything is salt water — sweat, tears, or the sea.” -Isak Dinesen
Deb DeVoe Membership Director
Of Eustis, Deb works part time for FBA to handle correspondence with members, keep up the membership database, and promote membership development. Deb grew up in Jordan, New York on the Erie Canal near Syracuse in the Finger Lakes area. She moved to Sarasota, Florida in 1988 and then to the Altamonte Springs area till 2008. She began bicycling in 1997 and soon became involved in bicycle advocacy starting as Advocacy Director for the Florida Freewheelers. She is also one of the founding members of Central Florida Bicycle Advocates. From 2009 to 2012 she was a member of the BPAC for Lake-Sumter County. Besides working part time for FBA, she also works full time in the GIS field as a specialist in Planning for the City of Leesburg and is a foster Mom for pet rescue.
Jeff Hohlstein First Coast Chapter Director
Of Orange Park, Jeff spent the first 45 years of his adult life as a Navy fighter pilot, member of Lockheed’s Skunkworks management team and as a small business owner. In 1966 he married the former Jo Manly and in 1974 he completed his Bachelor’s degree. In late 2004, Jeff and Jodi returned permanently to Jacksonville, FL. Jeff and Jodi subsequently joined the North Florida Bicycle Club. Jeff has served as NFBC’s 2009 Recording Secretary and 2010 and 2011 President. He is the NFBC Immediate Past President and continues to serves as a Board Director. In 2009, working with FBA’s Laura Hallam, Jeff organized Jacksonville’s first Traffic Skills 101 class, designed the ride route and recruited the attendees. He was named FBA First Coast Chapter Director in July 2009. He was a League Cycling Instructor in 2009 – 2011 and is now a CyclingSavvy Instructor.