Susan King, Sunday Streets Director
Susan oversees all aspects of organizing Sunday Streets, from the program’s initial events in 2008. As of this year she has led the organizing for 36 Sunday Streets events in San Francisco. Project management for this multi-faceted program requires the ability to handle multiple tasks at once, have a working knowledge city government and local policy, be able to work with members of many diverse communities, possess technical skills and organizing skills to move the program forward each year. Susan is responsible for managing a growing team of Livable City/Sunday Streets staff, interns, consultants, volunteers and committees and is directing Sunday Streets new Play Streets For All program.
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.
Beth Byrne, Sunday Streets Program Manager
With a background in design and community activism, Beth Byrne joined the Livable City team as after several years as a Sunday Streets volunteer. 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, web maintenance, and managing all aspects of Sunday Streets social marketing and electronic outreach. 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. Additionally, Beth helps raise funds to support Sunday Streets, focusing on individual donors, fundraising events and electronic fundraising outreach. Beth coordinates data collection for Sunday Streets growing email and internal contact lists.
Bob Mateo, Sunday Streets Outreach 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. He oversees all aspects of Sunday Streets community outreach efforts. Bob works within Sunday Streets host neighborhoods to ensure that residents, business owners, organizations, churches and their staff, clients and parishioners know of the temporary changes to parking, public transit and vehicle traffic along routes.
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.
Elizabeth Leonardo, Intern
Elizabeth is excited to be part of Sunday Streets as an Intern for 2013. She looks forward to having fun collaborating with staff and volunteers and riding her bike more often. She has a background in community development, community organizing, land use planning, graphic design; and holds a B.A. in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley. Her career goal is to become a city planner and apply the best practices to transform under resourced communities in Orange County (her home county) into healthy and livable communities.