Chief Bicycle Officer, Chastain Park Conservancy Director to Address BBA

Rosa McHughRosa McHugh

ATLANTA — The chief bicycle officer for the city of Atlanta and the executive director for the Chastain Park Conservancy are slated to speak to the Buckhead Business Association (BBA) during breakfast meetings in February.

Chastain Park Conservancy (CPC) Executive Director Rosa McHugh will address the organization at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4.

McHugh has been involved with the CPC — an organization whose mission is to restore, enhance, maintain and preserve Chastain Park — since 2009 and joined the team as Director of Development in 2012. She was named executive director in 2013.

Meanwhile, Chief Bicycle Officer Becky Katz will address the organization at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18.

Katz joined the administration of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed in October 2015. In her role, she is responsible for a wide range of activities related to bicycle transportation, including planning bicycle projects, public outreach, grant writing and implementation of the city’s bike share program.

In addition, Georgia State University President Dr. Mark Becker will give the keynote address during the BBA’s Annual Luncheon, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, at Flourish Atlanta. The civic organization will also honor local businesses for their roles in transforming the Buckhead community.

The business organization holds breakfast meetings at 7:30 a.m. most Thursday mornings at the City Club of Buckhead. Meetings feature a business, political or civic leader as a speaker, and topics usually include leading issues within the Buckhead community and Atlanta as a whole. Tickets for members are $10 in advance and $12 at the door; non-member tickets are $20.

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