• Paul Schopis

    Paul Schopis is a long time member of Outdoor Pursuits has been one of the Hilliard ride leaders for many years. He has also been a participant in TOSRV, GOBA and numerous budget rides. Paul served as the executive director of OARnet, from 2015 to 2019 and as the chief technology officer from 2009 through 2019. Schopis was Network Director from 2003 to 2009. OARnet is an regional network service provider operating under the auspices of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and The Ohio State University.  Schopis served on The Quilt board and was…

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  • Lindsey Updike

    Lindsey Updike has been cycling ever since she can remember thanks to her father Dennis. When she was eight years old she completed her first GOBA and has continued riding the weeklong tour ever since. In addition to GOBA, Lindsey has ridden TOSRV and Pelotonia to name a few. Other activities she enjoys are back packing, hiking, mountain biking, yoga and most recently downhill skiing. Besides having a passion for the outdoors, Lindsey enjoys giving back. She serves on a community service committee at BakerHostetler Law Firm where she is the Accounting Manager. They provide fundraising, drive campaigns and volunteer opportunities that…

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  • Julie Virgalitte

    Julie Virgalitte received a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Youngstown State University in 1997 and 2001, respectively. She was a student-athlete during her time at YSU, lettering for soccer and swimming. Since college she has taken additional classes in Biology and Chemistry to satisfy her interests about the natural world and is pursuing a Horticulture Certificate through Franklin Park Conservatory. Julie is a Senior Technical Support Analyst with Infor, Inc. where she delivers direct support for CloudSuite Industrial as part of the Operations team. She mentors new hires and leads in maintaining her team’s testing environments. Julie…

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  • Maureen Capehart

    Maureen Capehart has served Columbus Outdoor Pursuits in several different capacities, including volunteer, XOBA director, and board director.

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  • Jeffrey Stephens

    Jeff is a career nonprofit industry veteran, with success in organizational leadership, government relations, external affairs, fundraising and marketing. More importantly, he has been an avid cyclist for over 35 years and a respected leader in several sectors of the cycling industry in Ohio and nationally. He has amassed many accolades and accomplishments in the realm of ultra-endurance cycling events; however, it’s the excitement of exploring a new road on a bicycle that gives him the greatest joy.  Jeff has directed cycling events for nonprofit organizations in Virginia, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. He was…

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