Ian Thomas, PhD
Executive Director , PedNet Coalition
Ian Thomas is the founding Executive Director of the PedNet Coalition of Columbia, MO, whose vision is a "healthy and active community." During twelve years in health policy advocacy, Ian has led efforts to build a local movement with more than 7,000 members, pass the first Complete Streets policy in Missouri, develop the largest Walking School Bus program in the United States, and institutionalize Health Impact Assessment within the City, County, and School District. Ian is a Board Member with America Walks and holds seats on the Safe Routes to School National Partnership Steering Committee and the Safe Routes to School National Review Group.