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Emily Hinsdale

President
 

Emily is a mother to two girls and has lived in Tampa since 2005. She serves on the Walk Bike Tampa board of directors and with the Metropolitan Planning Organization's Livable Roadways Committee. She is a PTA veteran, having served for over a decade on preschool, elementary, middle, and high school PTA boards, where she has focused on better communications and relationships within the school family. Emily is a freelance writer, an enthusiastic cook, a dedicated traveler, and a determined pedestrian.

 

Matti Rukholm

co-founder
 

Coming Soon.

 

Vanessa Rukholm

Vice President
 

Vanessa is a wife and mother to two kids and has lived in Tampa since 2014. Prior to becoming a Tampeña, she lived in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and Italy where she enjoyed firsthand the numerous benefits of walkable/bikable cities. Vanessa has served on the PTA of her kids' elementary school since 2016 as the Health and Wellness Coordinator, advocating for schoolchildren's well-being. Vanessa is an impassioned college professor, intrepid world traveller, unabashed foodie, and proud polyglot fluent in French, Italian, and Spanish.

 
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Ashley Scheu

co-Founder
 

Coming Soon.

 
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Tim Scheu

Vice President
 

Tim is a father to three girls and has been a resident of the Tampa Bay area since 2012. He is Director of Engagement Management for Ashoka - a D.C.-based nonprofit organization. In that capacity, has teamed with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the LEGO Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation, among other high-profile philanthropies on projects related to children's wellbeing, learning-through-play, and sustainable urban development.  Tim is a board member of the Roosevelt Elementary PTA, an avid runner, and an unabashed Pittsburgh Pirates fan.