Board Of Directors

Vaughn Williams (Chair), Of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meager & Flom.

Robert Abrams, Partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP; former Attorney General of the State of New York; member of the New York State Assembly; Bronx Borough President.

Michael Arad (Secretary), Partner, Handel Architects LLP; Designer, World Trade Center Memorial.

Ester Fuchs, Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science, Columbia University; former Special Advisor on Governance and Strategic Planning to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.

Robert G. M. Keating (Chair of Audit Committee), Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Pace University; former Dean, New York State Judicial Institute; Coordinator of the New York City Criminal Justice Office; Administrative Judge of the Criminal Court of the City of New York and Administrative Judge in the Second Judicial District of the Supreme Court.

Mary McCormick, President, Fund for the City of New York.

Lisette Nieves (Vice Chair), Founding Partner at Lingo Ventures; Former Belle Zeller Distinguished Visiting Professor in Public Policy, City University of New York (CUNY); Executive Director, Year Up NYC; Adjunct Professor, Brooklyn College; former Chief of Staff, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development; Director of Special Projects for The After School Corporation (TASC).

David Steinberger, Former President and CEO, Perseus Books Group; former President, Adult Trade Group and Corporate Strategy and International at HarperCollins; Management Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton and NYC Deputy Transportation Commissioner.

Robert Tierney (Treasurer), Former Chairman, New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.


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Board Of Directors



National Center for Civic Innovation

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