Max Blowers

Max has been apart of El Grupo for just over 8 years. He joined El Grupito, from there he became one of the first members in the bikepacking program, he has also served as the youth representative to the board. He is now a Grupito coach where he inspires the younger generation to explore the bike as a tool for fun and exploration. Max is majoring in computer science just up the street from El Grupo at the University of Arizona.

Neil McLeod, Member at Large

Neil McLeod is originally from Tucson although spent several years as a kid completely off the grid in northern British Columbia after his family moved there when he was 12. That time in the wilderness strongly influenced the rest of his life, creating a passion for any kind of activity in the wild. After graduating… Read more »

Natalie O’Farrell, Member at Large

Natalie O’Farrell grew up in Lafayette, Indiana, where basketball was the sport most kids dreamed of playing. After a successful high school and college career playing basketball, Natalie was diagnosed with Bone Cancer and was told that she would never run again, Natalie took up cycling. Cycling has been a very important component in her… Read more »

Alexis Favis, Marketing Committee Chair

Alexis comes to the El Grupo board with a deep passion for community involvement, serving on multiple boards whose mission is to support Tucson youth. She has been involved with the Tucson advertising community since 2009 where she has supported pro-bono marketing campaigns for several Tucson nonprofits. She is a NextGen Award recipient recognizing advertising… Read more »