About

About Blue Krewe

Blue Krewe is a local community-based nonprofit that operates and manages Blue Bikes. Our team is dedicated to offering the Greater New Orleans region an equitable bikeshare program that is an affordable, fun, and convenient transportation option for all.  Here at Blue Krewe, we believe that expanding access to Blue Bikes will benefit the entire region by catalyzing economic growth, improving community health, and increasing the use of existing transit infrastructure.

Blue Krewe was created in 2020 by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, which provided critical start-up funding and fiscal sponsorship.  Our initial partners also included BikeEasy, Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana, and the City of New Orleans. 

Meet our Board of Directors

Blue Krewe is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors with a wealth of experience and dedication to the Greater New Orleans community.

Dr. Corey Herbert

Board President
Chief Medical Correspondent/Editor at Black News Channel
Chief Medical Officer at Dillard University
Chief Executive Officer at Community Health TV
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Dan Favre

Board Secretary
Executive Director of Bike Easy
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Andy Kopplin

Board Treasurer
President and CEO of the Greater New Orleans Foundation
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Destinie Hammond

Board Member
Communications Manager at the
North American Bikeshare Association
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Emilie Bahr

Board Member
Writer and Certified Urban Planner

Dr. Charles Glaser

Board Member
Optometrist

Rod Teamer

Ex Officio Board Member
Sr. Director of Diversity Programs
and Business Development at
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
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Laura Bryan

Ex Officio Board Member
Director of the City of New Orleans
Mayor’s Office of Transportation

Meet our Staff

The day-to-day work of Blue Krewe to provide the Greater New Orleans region with equitable shared micromobility solutions is implemented by our dedicated team of staff.

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Geoff Coats

Chief Executive Officer

Rawn Davis

Operations Manager

Patrick Urbine

Community Engagement Manager

Timothy Beasley

Field Technician

Josh Critney

Field Technician

Mark McKenzie

Mechanic

Darryl Shepard

Field Technician

Brandi Thibodeaux

Field Technician