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MEET OUR NEW PRESIDENT: THE AMAZING ALINA CONSTANTINESCU

When Alina Constantinescu joined BPWA’s board last January, it was quickly apparent that she would be president one day.

 

Janet Byron: A Made-to-Order Editor for Our e-Newsletter

 Our new board member Janet Byron has a master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley and years of experience as a reporter, writer, and editor.

 

Sharon Taylor Joins the BPWA Board: “A Perfect Fit!”

 A lifelong hiker, runner, and lover of paths and trails, Sharon Taylor has a hard time being idle.

 

Veteran Path Walker Gary Forbes Elected to BPWA’s Board

Long-time Berkeley resident Gary Forbes brings decades of retail and management experience to our board and will helpful with marketing our map and other merchandise.

 

Urban Designer Caroline Swinehart Tapped for BPWA Board

Caroline Swinehart moved to Berkeley in 2016, straight from graduate school at Notre Dame.

 

The Unstoppable Mary Lynch!

It may be a bad pun, but it’s no exaggeration to say that Mary Lynch has long been a linchpin of Berkeley Path Wanders.

 
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Francesca Verdier Blazes Trails and Builds Paths

When Francesca Verdier clicked volunteer on our website a year ago, it was a lucky day for Berkeley’s walkers.

 
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Bob Gomez Transfers His Skills from Tracks to Paths

After nearly forty years as a Cal Trans engineer, Bob Gomez knew how to make it easier for people to get from one place to another, but he had never built a path.