Volunteer with the Union!


Volunteers are integral to the Unions programing, events and advocacy campaigns. Our work would not be possible without people like you! You can click here for a list of Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities or you can scroll down to read about our Volunteer Working Groups and our Board Committees.


Volunteer Working Groups

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Board Committees

The Boston Cyclist Union has three board committees that support the staff in long-term planning and strategy. Each committee meets monthly. Meetings are open to all interested parties. Dates and locations are listed on the Chain of Events calendar. Contact committee chairs by clicking on their names below.

Development Committee

Chair: Daniela Cardenas
Covering all aspects of building a strong community of support around the Boston Cyclists Union, from writing grants to ensuring that members feel engaged and involved.

      • Fundraising
      • Grant Writing
      • Membership development
      • Discount program
      • Membership events
      • Rank and File/Volunteer Community building
      • Annual Meeting
      • House Parties
      • Volunteer Management
      • Volunteer night

By collecting names on petitions and other means, volunteers are helping to build an organization with real influence on policy and infrastructure.

Finance & Operations

Chair: Alan Van Vlack
This committee oversees the financial and everyday operations of the Boston Cyclists Union. If you have strong skills in non-profit management, accounting, non-profit law, this may be your bag.

      • Budget
      • Financial Oversight
      • Administrative Policies/Procedures
      • Legal
      • Non-Profit Management Consultation
      • Operations


Chair: Phil Stango
This committee oversees the governance (board and committees) of the Boston Cyclists Union. If you have strong skills in governance, organizing, or non-profit management, this may be your cup of tea.

    • Board Composition/Nominations
    • Board/Director Evaluation
    • Board Development
    • Board Policy and Procedures
    • Conflict Resolution