Slate of Candidates for Selection of Officers for 2015 President: Gordon Pegue Vice President: Robert Griffith Secretary: Linda Olson Treasurer: Dianne Cress Freewheel Editor: William Thompson Ride Chairman: Mary Ann Sweeney OR Sandy Gold Bicycling Advocate Position 1: Chris Marsh Bicycling Advocate Position 2: Donald Simonson Mileage Chairman: Mark Pasnewski Web Master: William FerrellAll current members over the age of 18 are eligible to vote. (NMTS Bylaws Article V—9) Early voting begins at 12:00 a.m. on November 1 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on November 15. If you choose not to exercise the early voting option, you can still vote in person at the next meeting on November 17.
Since the Ride Chairman seat is contested, there will be an email ballot sent to NMTS members so that members can vote for the candidate of their choice.
Elected officers will be announced at the November 17 meeting and published in the December Freewheel.
Trudy Bergen, a long-time NMTS member, died September 16 after a brief illness. A memorial celebration will be held October 26 (Sun.) from 12 - 8 pm at Don and Trudy’s home (1328 Dakota Street SE). Remembrances by friends will start at 5 pm with a toast followed by a buffet dinner at 6 pm. Please join us in celebrating our friendship with Trudy.
An RSVP to Barbara Braun
(email@example.com or 505-379-9390) is appreciated but not required.
Donations may be made in
Trudy’s memory to the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, to Doctors
without Borders, or to Roadrunner Food Bank.
Thanks to Dee Friesen, Tom Snow, Roger Riggs, Rich Cullison, Maureen Oakes and all who made this happen.
photos by Saul Segura
photos of memorial
The NMTS volunteer party is being rescheduled so that it will not conflict with the memorial for Trudy Bergen.
New Date: Sunday November 2
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Village Pizza, 4266 Corrales Rd., Corrales NM
Event includes pizza, salad, soft drinks and fabulous entertainment. Anyone who has done anything at all for NMTS is invited, and can bring a guest. Beer/wine available for purchase.
Please RSVP Barbara Titus at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have already emailed to attend you need not respond again unless you will not be able to attend on the new date. Please RSVP to Barbara Titus (email address: email@example.com) if you plan to attend and if you are bringing a guest by October 20.