Beth Byrne, Sunday Streets Program Manager
Beth Byrne joined the Livable City team as the volunteer Activity Coordinator in 2009. In 2012 she was promoted to Program Manager, with a diverse set of responsibilities for both Sunday Streets and Livable City. Beth provides essential support for Sunday Streets including graphic design, community outreach, and manage Sunday Streets’ social media. Beth serves as the primary contact for activity leaders, and is responsible for coordinating, placing and promoting the diverse line up of activities along each Sunday Streets route. Beth holds Bachelor Degrees in both Photography and Graphic Design, and has worked with a number nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area.
Liza Pratt, Sunday Streets Volunteer and Logistics Manager
Liza Pratt joined Sunday Streets team in 2012 as Volunteer Coordinator through the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC), the organization contracted by Livable City to manage Sunday Streets Volunteer Program. She joins Livable City in 2013 to take on the expanded role of Volunteer and Logistics Manager for Sunday Streets – a newly created position to oversee Sunday Streets in-house volunteer operation. Prior to her work with Sunday Streets, Liza was Program Manager for SFBC’s Great Streets Project, a two-year program designed to support and augment work on sustainable transportation projects led by City agencies and community advocates. Liza holds a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science from the University of North Carolina and has worked on a variety of sustainable transportation programs and initiatives on both coasts of the United States.
Tom Radulovich, Livable City Executive Director
Tom joined Transportation for a Livable City (aka Livable City) as Executive Director in June 2004. As an urban environmental activist since attending college at UC Berkeley, he brings strong advocacy skills and a deep understanding of complex city policies relating to urban environmental issues, improving public transportation and revitalizing public spaces to help make San Francisco a truly livable city for which the organization is named.
As Executive Director of Livable City, Tom provides leadership and support to the growing Sunday Streets staff, overseeing Sunday Streets and Livable City budgets, and serving on Sunday Streets Steering Committee, Fundraising Committee and co-leading the development of Sunday Streets 5-year plan.
In addition to leading Livable City, Tom serves as an elected director of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, a position he has held since 1996. Throughout his tenure as BART Director, Tom has developed a solid reputation as an advocate for advocated for reinvestment and renovation of the BART system, and improving BART practices in the areas of sustainability, accessibility, customer service, architecture and urban design, and the creation of transit villages at BART stations.
Bob Mateo, Sunday Streets Onsite Sponsor Coordinator
Bob Mateo began volunteering for Sunday Streets in 2010 and has been with the program ever since. In 2011 he was hired to support day of event operations and oversee the set up and break down of Sunday Streets main activity area at each event. Bob is essential to Sunday Streets fundraising efforts; he works closely with Sunday Streets sponsors to have an effective on-site presence at events.
Joelle Burila was raised in San Diego, CA and came to San Francisco to attend college. She will be graduating from San Francisco State University in May 2014, with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and a concentration in Humanities and the Environment. Joelle has a very deep interest in drawing more public awareness on various environmental issues through different social media platforms. For example, issues such as climate change, waste production, and plastic pollution to name a few. She loves being social, meeting new people, and getting out and active. She is excited for this year’s Sunday Street’s events and can’t wait for the San Francisco community to come out and have fun!
Natalie Croak was raised in the East Bay and attended UC Santa Barbara, majoring in Environmental Science. After graduation Natalie spent a season working for Denali National Park in Alaska before returning to the Bay Area. She is passionate about building sustainable communities and promoting healthy, active lifestyles. She can’t wait to explore San Francisco this year with Sunday Streets!
Brittany Whitehill is thrilled to be joining the Sunday Streets team as an intern this year! She was born and raised in Santa Cruz, and now lives in Berkeley where she attends UC Berkeley to study International Development and City Planning. Her interests lie in creating sustainable, healthy, and exciting urban spaces. Her career goal is to work as an city planner focusing on empowering low income communities around the Bay Area. While not studying at UC Berkeley or working with Sunday Streets, Brittany is a competitive ballroom dancer, and the Captain of UC Berkeley’s Ballroom Team.