Who We Are
We are a group of concerned community members who want to make bicycling an integral part of the transportation network of Fairfax County. We volunteer so that residents and visitors of all ages have access to safe and convenient bicycle facilities. Since 2005, FABB volunteers have achieved a sterling reputation as an effective voice among Fairfax County transportation professionals, elected officials, community advocates and community leaders. With the expansion of bicycle facilities countywide, public awareness of FABB’s goals and efforts is expanding among residents at large and cyclists — as well as among members of the business community and homeowner associations, who are influential with local government.
FABB’s capstone effort over the past few years has been the successful adoption of the County’s Bicycle Master Plan, which was approved in December 2014. FABB has worked tirelessly uniting government, local leaders, bike organizations, and citizens towards a common goal of making bicycling transportation safe, accessible and commonplace in Fairfax County for all ages, abilities and skill levels.
The vision and intent are formulated, and now we have the opportunity to develop our organization into a more powerful voice to accelerate positive change within our community.
FABB is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. IRS Determination Letter.
You can contact the FABB Board by sending an email message to the entire board.
- Jeff Anderson, President—Jeff has been influential in getting Fairfax County Public Schools to embrace a system-wide approach to the Safe Routes to School program. He currently serves as the Hunter Mill District Representative to county’s Trails & Sidewalks Committee, is an avid bike racer in the Mid-Atlantic area and a stay at home Dad of 3 children living in Vienna. He has an MBA from The Wharton School of Business and an BS in Engineering from Brown University.
- Sonya Breehey, Vice President
- Howard Albers, Treasurer—Howard saw one of his major hopes realized in 2017 when Fairfax County was named a “bicycle friendly community.” He volunteers at the Fairfax County Park Foundation and enjoys bicycling of the Gerry Connolly Cross County and W&OD Trails.
- Steve Ward, Secretary—Steve is a McLean resident, retired federal employee, and retired US Army Reserve lieutenant colonel. A recreational bike rider, he joined FABB to help advocate with Fairfax County for the addition of more bicycle infrastructure and better trail connections throughout the county.
- Douglas Stewart—Douglas lives in Fairfax City and is co-founder of Fairfax City Citizens for Smarter Growth, which promotes more walkable and bicycle-friendly communities. He also serves as Transportation Chair for the Virginia Sierra Club. Douglas rides regularly to run errands and to just get exercise.
- Bruce Wright—He helped found Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling in 2005. He was chairman for many years. He also served as Chairman of the Fairfax Co Trails and Sidewalks Committee and was a member of the Tysons Land Use Task Force.
- Alan Young—Bicycling advocate from Burke, blogger, representative on the Fairfax County Trails and Sidewalks Committee.
P.O. Box 3752
Reston, VA 20195