Mayoral Walk on the Beerline Trail
Mayoral Walk on the Beerline Trail

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PARTNERS

Below is a breakdown of the trails leaders and partners. The Trail is overseen by the Riverworks Development Corporation Staff, Board of Directors, the Beerline Trail Leadership Team and the Guiding Lens. 

RIVERWORKS STAFF

Darryl Johnson
Executive Director

Amy Sorenson
Community Creative Placemaking Coordinator

Ruth Weill
Community Engagement Coordinator


John Cervantes
Riverworks Cleans Business Manager 

Zach Kester

Riverworks Fund Development & Communications Manager

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Steve Adams
President

Carl Nilssen
Vice-President

Mike Olson
Treasurer

Mustafa Emir

Secretary

Brian Monroe
Member

Ted Torcivia
Member

Glenn Mattison
Member

Darryl Johnson
Member

Robin Reese
Member

Dan Sweeney
Member

Shawnta Eaton-Leschig
Member 

Andrew Ruehl
Member 

Palone Williams

Member 

Natalie Bowers

Member 

 

LEADERSHIP TEAM

The Beerline Leadership Team is made up of various stakeholder organizations along with City of Milwaukee representatives. The team was established in 2015, with the mission to develop the extension of the Beerline Trail into the Harambee neighborhood. Today, they continue this mission with the development of the B-Line Park.

Riverworks Development Corp
Darryl Johnson, Amy Sorenson, Ruth Weill

Greater Milwaukee Committee, 
Julia Taylor, Tony Panciera

Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Danielle Breen

City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works
Mike Amsden

City of Milwaukee Department of City Development
Sam Leichtling, Tanya Fonseca

Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) - Milwaukee
Celia Benton, Christopher Kemp

Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC)
Talia Mendez

Rails to Trails Conservancy
Willie Kardis

MKE <-> LAX
Sara Daleiden, Vedale Hill

Riverworks BID #25
Carl Nilssen

Guiding Lens
Michael Trokan


 

GUIDING LENS

The Guiding Lens is a neighborhood group, organized through Riverworks and steered by local residents. The Guiding Lens mission is to ensure the development of the Beerline Trail moves in the directions voiced by local residents, businesses and stakeholders. 

Laraine Patterson
Chair

Bob Smith
Chair

Michael Trokan
Chair

 

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