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Program Manager (Springdale & Fayetteville)

Anya grew up in a small town west of Fayetteville. She discovered her love of bikes shortly after healing from an attempt to ride "the big hill" on her family farm without using brakes. Anya graduated from the University of Arkansas art department and spent 11 years as a middle school and high school ceramics teacher. Anya is a coach and coach supporter for the Arkansas League of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association and is on the board of Bike Alliance member organization Ozark Off-Road Cyclists. Volunteering with those organizations led her to BikeNWA, where she is sharing her passion for riding bikes with all humans and some dogs.