Janine Rood has been a member of the Friends of Bidwell Park board since February 2018. Her priorities for Bidwell Park center around finding the balance between preserving the often fragile ecosystem of the park and providing appropriate access to community members and visitors of all ages and abilities. Janine is currently the Bike and Pedestrian coordinator for the City of Chico. Previously she was Executive Director of Chico Velo. Her interests include all types of bicycling, hiking and trail running, gardening and reading.