laura mariela arnada volunteer coordinator

Laura Mariela Aranda (she/her) – is our Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator. Contact her if you’d like to learn more about volunteer opportunities with us! ( She likes to dance (Mexican folklorico), host a local open mic, and walk her chihuahua!

Tzippy Rhodes Freecyclery program manager and collective member

Tzippora Rhodes  coordinates the Freecyclery program, runs youth programs, and also teaches our Tune Up Class as part of the staff. Tzippy is also a dedicated collective member of many years. When her bike got stolen one week after moving to Chicago in 2007, she got started fixing up old bikes, and hasn’t stopped since.

Peat - collective member and staff mechanic

Peat Moss is the lead mechanic and also manages bike acquisition of donations. Peat has been active in the collective since 2008 and hosts shop events, leads projects, and teaches classes.