Our Board

Scott Nuelken

President, Chair

Scott is an Eagle Scout, with history of community service. He is an avid cyclist and staunch advocate for cyclists rights. Frankly, if it were up to Scott, every road would have a protected bike lane.

David King

Vice President,Co-Chair

David has worked in the public sector since 2010. He currently serves as a senior officer for the SC Retirement Systems Investment Commission, which serves over 500,000 beneficiaries. David is involved in the community with Columbia, SC participating in local events and fundraisers with various groups. He loves to cycle is an advocate for bike and pedestrian safety. Since 2018, David has served on the Columbia, SC Bike Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC).

Karl Heinmiller


Born and raised in South Florida, college educated in Ohio, Karl moved to Columbia in 2008 and now calls Cola Town home. Having only recently discovered the joy of cycling in 2017, Karl is now committed to making cycling a permanent part of his life. As part of the CTBC he hopes to use his new passion for cycling as a vehicle for affecting positive change in Columbia and helping the city continue to progress. He is an avid birdwatcher, hiker/camper. artist, runner, and layabout, and has a deep love for science. Karl currently works for a Columbia based theft-deterrence security company. He lives with his two cats and hermit crab.

Tim Landholt

Tim also an Eagle Scout, dreams of tired arms from waving at fellow cyclists commuting. In 2011, he supplied tools for a Sunday bike kitchen in Five Points. He’s grateful to the names listed here for making Cola Town what it is today.

Meg Southern

Meg grew up watching the Tour de France and the Giro d’Italia with her cyclist dad, but her own cycling career is limited to commuting and pub crawling. She manages marketing, PR, and business development for a local architecture firm by day and advocates for historic preservation by night. A longtime attendee and volunteer at CTBC events, Meg is proud of the role the group has played in making Columbia a great place to live. She loves her vintage Torpado and her new (to her) beach cruiser tandem, both CTBC purchases.

Candice Morgan


Candice is an Instructor at the University of South Carolina, College of Social Work in Columbia. Her research and teaching interests include behavioral health social work, practice theory, and the experiences of people who struggle with being homeless. She is a bicycle commuter and advocate for safe road experiences for bicyclists and drivers.

Aaron West

Aaron is a Risk Management Consultant at Colonial Life. He is a champion of safe bicycling and walking initiatives, and strives to transform Columbia into an attractive cultural center and bicycling destination. Aaron dedicates much of his free time towards community service and helping people who are less privileged to achieve their dreams. Aaron loves the growing city of Columbia, loves to ride, and wants to help make our home more accessible to all.

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