Since 1997, MAMBA’s all-volunteer board has been working with land owners around Moscow to create opportunities for non-motorized recreation on Moscow Mountain, and beyond.   

A Mountain Bike on Moscow Mountain in the Snow

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MAMBA Board of Director Positions Open!

Interested in Serving on MAMBA’s Board of Directors?

Want to Help Write The Next Chapter of Trail Access In Our Area?

To learn more about MAMBA Board of Director responsibilities and expectations, read this PDF.

If you’re interested in learning more or applying, email info@bikemoscow.org.

Meet The Board

John Wenz

John Wenz

President & Landowner Liason

Originally from Kinderhook, New York, John is a cow vet who wrestles with cow data at the WSU Vet School. He moved to Moscow from Ft. Collins, CO 14 years ago and wouldn’t still be here if his family didn’t have Moscow Mountain to play on. Sincere thanks to the landowners and all the folks who have made MAMBA and the trails what they are today.

Matt Pollard & Dog

Matt Pollard


Matt brings a lifetime of recreation and competitve cycling for 20 years on the Palouse to MAMBA. Matt’s most visable contribution to MAMBA has been clearing trails of down trees. Matt spends his time riding with his family locally and throughout the Pacific Northwest. He can be found teaching high school science and math. He lives in Moscow with his wife and three children.

Kyle French

Kyle French


Kyle moved to Moscow in 2018 from Illinois and rode on the mountain his first night here for a strong Monday and loved it! He got hooked on riding about 15 years ago. He likes riding all types of bikes but is happiest when he can ride with friends. His favorite trails on the mountain are QMR and

Colin Priebe

Colin Priebe

Trails Chairperson

Colin is co-owner of Rolling Hills Bikes in downtown Moscow. He is invovled with Palouse Bicycle Racing, Palouse Land Trust, and Safe Routes to School. He has been involved with MAMBA since 2013 helping dig and plan trails. When not at the shop- he can be found riding and digging trials with his son Orin, taking pictures of flowers and hunting for muschrooms

Donald Schmit

Donald has served on the MAMBA board since 2018. Originally hailing from Nebraska, Donald has been enjoying and exploring the Palouse since 2017. By day he can be found working for Washington State University – University Recreation. Donald can often be found using the trail on Moscow Mountain to bike, hike, run, and ski.
Sandra Townsend

Sandra Townsend

Fundraising Chair

Sandra moved to the Palouse in 2016 and works at the University of Idaho’s Outdoor Program. She joined the Board of Directors in 2018. When she is not mountain biking, she can be found rafting, hiking, and backcountry skiing all around the Pacific Northwest. Her favorite trail currently is Switchblade.


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