Scott Pankratz: Executive Director

Missoula, MT — Adventure Cycling Association, the country’s largest cycling membership organization, has named Scott Pankratz as its new Executive Director.

Pankratz, who has a long-term passion for bike travel, comes to Adventure Cycling from Ecology Project International (EPI), a nonprofit ecology education organization he founded with his wife in 2001. EPI is also based in Missoula with more than 100 staff across five countries and unique partnerships such as being the only nonprofit partner with Galapagos National Park Service in Ecuador.

In addition to EPI, Pankratz has served as a nonprofit leader in Western Montana, a guest lecturer at the University of Montana, and a leader in the preservation of the historic Swift building that houses EPI along the Clark Fork River. He will join the Adventure Cycling Association staff on January 6, 2020.

Adventure Cycling Association inspires, empowers, and connects people to travel by bicycle. It is the largest cycling membership organization in North America with more than 48,000 members. Adventure Cycling has produced over 48,000 miles of meticulously mapped cycling routes and maps for North America, organizes more than 100 tours annually, publishes bicycle travel information including Adventure Cyclist magazine, and creates better bike travel conditions through advocacy at the federal, state and local levels.