COGGS Overview & History

About Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores (COGGS)

 

Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores (COGGS) is a volunteer run, 501(c)(3) non-profit cycling club serving the Duluth/Superior Twin Ports Area of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and a supporter of IMBA (International Mountain Bike Association).

Bylaws & Operating Guidelines

The current COGGS Bylaws / Operating Guidelines, approved by membership vote on 5/21/2019, can been read here (link)

Annual Reports

Annual Reports - Shown at our annual membership meetings

Mission

COGGS is dedicated to developing and maintaining world-class mountain biking opportunities for all in the Twin Ports.

 

Vision

COGGS is a leading mountain biking advocacy organization committed to sustainable trail development, equitable trail access across the Twin Ports, and to developing a welcoming outdoor recreational culture by promoting opportunities, education, programming, partnerships, and healthy outdoor fun.

History

COGGS was established in 1994. Etc

Leadership

 

Past and present board members and critical volunteers.

COGGS 2015 Board of Directors

  • Waylon Munch, Chair / Employed at Enbridge Energy

  • Suzy Sanders, Secretary / Employed by the State of Wisconsin

  • Jeff Dorn, Treasurer / Employed by Minnesota Power

  • Pamela Schmitt, Fundraising Coordinator / Employed by Minnesota Power

  • Matt Torvinen, Trails Coordinator / Employed by LHB Corporation

  • Dave Cizmas, Group Ride Coordinator / Employed by State of Wisconsin - DNR

  • Josh Kowaleski, Membership Coordinator / Employed by Northwood Children’s Services

  • Daniel Cosgrove, Promotions Coordinator / Employed by Minnesota Power

COGGS 2016 Board of Directors

  • Waylon Munch, Chair / Employed at Enbridge Energy

  • Suzy Sanders, Secretary / Employed by the State of Wisconsin

  • Jeff Dorn, Treasurer / Employed by Minnesota Power

  • Pamela Schmitt, Fundraising Coordinator / Employed by Minnesota Power

  • Tim Kostner, Trails Coordinator / Employed by Barko Hydraulics

  • Dave Cizmas, Group Ride Coordinator / Employed by State of Wisconsin - DNR

  • Josh Kowaleski, Membership Coordinator / Employed by Northwood Children’s Services

  • Daniel Cosgrove, Promotions Coordinator / Employed by Minnesota Power

 

COGGS 2017 Board of Directors

  • Waylon Munch, Chair / Employed at Enbridge Energy

  • Rebecca Teasley, Secretary / Employed by the University of Minnesota Duluth

  • Jeff Dorn, Treasurer / Employed by Minnesota Power

  • Pamela Schmitt, Fundraising Director / Employed by Minnesota Power

  • Tim Kostner, Trails Director / Employed by Barko Hydraulics

  • Dave Cizmas, Ride Director / Employed by State of Wisconsin - DNR

  • Eric Olson, Membership Director / Employed by Cirrus Aircraft

  • Doran Nurmi, Marketing Director / Self Employed web/graphic design

COGGS 2018 Board of Directors

  • Alec Kadlec, Chair / Employed at Cirrus Aircraft

  • Rebecca Teasley, Secretary / Employed by the University of Minnesota Duluth

  • Danielle Goldfarb, Treasurer / Employed by St. Lukes

  • David Humes, Fundraising Director / Employed by Intectural

  • Tim Kostner, Trails Director / Employed by Barko Hydraulics

  • Dee Bartlam, Ride Director / Employed by St. Lukes 

  • Eric Olson, Membership Director / Employed by Cirrus Aircraft

  • Doran Nurmi, Marketing Director / Self Employed web/graphic design

COGGS 2019 Board of Directors

  • Alec Kadlec, Chair / Employed at Cirrus Aircraft

  • Mason Bacso, Secretary / Employed by 

  • Danielle Goldfarb, Treasurer / Employed by St. Lukes

  • David Humes, Fundraising Director / Employed by Involta

  • Mike Reuter, Trails Director / Employed by 

  • Dee Bartlam, Ride Director / Employed by St. Lukes 

  • Cindy Willey, Membership Director / Employed by 

  • Jeremy Weizel, Marketing Director / Employed By University of MN NRRI

  • Daniel Cosgrove, Member At Large / Employed By Minnesota Power
     

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