Juntu joined the NWTA board in 2018, became Vice President in 2019, and was elected president in 2020. She has been active in the Portland/Vancouver mountain bike community since NWTA was P.U.M.P. and is well-known and loved in the Growlers Gulch family.
In addition to being the President, she is also NWTA’s volunteer director. NWTA is an all-volunteer organization, so volunteer coordination is integral to our organization and Juntu thrives in this position. She helps our Local Stewardship Team leads round up volunteers for dig days, maintains open communications with NWTA volunteers and helps us find helping hands for all of our various needs.
You can reach Juntu at [email protected]
Tell us a little about yourself, Juntu.
I have lived in the Portland metro area since 1979. The reason why I joined NWTA is because I want to inspire and help folks learn how to give back to the sport we all love.
What do you love about mountain biking?
It’s challenging and a way for me to connect with nature.
What’s your favorite ride?
Too many to list. It’s a great time to be a mountain biker in the Portland area.
What do you ride?
Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt BC, Kona Honzo ST & a Kona Rove ST
What’s your day job?
Why did you join the NWTA board?
I volunteer because it’s a way for me to give back to something that has given me so much.