Staff



KARIMA BELHACHMI, COMMUNITY CARETAKER

March 29, 2019

Karima Belhachmi is Civic Hall’s beloved Community Caretaker.

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CURTIS DAVIS, SENIOR MARKETING ASSOCIATE

March 29, 2019

Trained at ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Curtis’s career has focused on nonprofits and community organizing, with experience in marketing, development, and event management.

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TAJ HAIDER, SENIOR DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

December 06, 2019

Taj comes to Civic Hall with extensive experience raising millions of dollars in public and private funds for a number of organizations, including The Legal Aid Society, Educational Alliance, and The Fund for Public Health.

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DANIELLE HAMILTON, SENIOR MEMBERSHIP AND WELCOME DESK ASSOCIATE

March 29, 2019

Danielle recently completed her M.A in International Relations at CUNY City College and has a B.A in Political Science and Russian and Eastern European Studies from SUNY Binghamton.

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Tenzin Kyisarh, Marketing Associate

August 06, 2019

Tenzin Kyisarh is Civic Hall’s Marketing Associate. Prior to joining the Civic Hall team, Tenzin was the Editorial and Communications Manager at Women’s March Global where she managed social media strategy and campaigns.

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YEJIN LEE, DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN

March 29, 2019

Yejin Lee is the Director of Organizational Design (former Dr. of Development) and is responsible for cultivating collaboration and accountability across all departments, facilitating strategic thinking, developing effective management systems and procedures, and operationalizing a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) framework.

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JESSICA QUINN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

March 29, 2019

Jessica Lawrence Quinn is the Executive Director of Civic Hall.

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SHANEKA RAMDEEN, DIRECTOR OF CULTURE AND EVENTS

March 29, 2019

Shaneka is the Director of Culture and Events at Civic Hall.

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ANDREW RASIEJ, FOUNDER AND CEO

March 29, 2019

Andrew Rasiej is a civic and social entrepreneur, technology strategist, and Founder and CEO of Civic Hall.

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HAJI RUSSELL, DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

December 06, 2019

Haji is a graduate of Year Up New York and comes to Civic Hall after a successful tech-related internship at Hogan Lovells. Ey also has experience in Capital Campaign funding for Saint Peter’s public art installation, Louise Nevelson’s “Chapel of the Good Shepherd”, and Park Avenue Christian Church’s building restoration projects.

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ANTHONY RUSSOMANO, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

March 29, 2019

Anthony Russomano is Civic Hall’s Director of Operations & Facilities.

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MICAH SIFRY, FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT

March 29, 2019

Micah L. Sifry is Founder and President of Civic Hall, curator of the annual Personal Democracy Forum, and editor of Civicist, Civic Hall’s news site.

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FIONA TENG 鄧穎恆, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND MEMBERSHIP

March 29, 2019

Fiona has over ten years of experience in marketing, communications, and storytelling spanning the non-profit, private, and public sectors.

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DANIELLE TOMSON, DIRECTOR OF FORUMS @ CIVIC HALL

March 29, 2019

Danielle Lee Tomson is the Director of Forums @ Civic Hall, where she develops events and a corpus of knowledge around foundational questions at the intersection of technology, democracy, and civil society.

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Board



MICHAEL BASSIK, CHAIR

March 29, 2019

Michael A. Bassik is CEO of Yes and Company, a global agency network for collaborative specialists.

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ALLISON FINE, SECRETARY

March 29, 2019

Allison Fine is among the pre-eminent guides to the social media revolution.

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Andrew Rasiej, Founder and CEO

October 25, 2019

Andrew Rasiej is a civic and social entrepreneur, technology strategist, and Founder and CEO of Civic Hall.

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Micah Sifry, Founder and President

October 25, 2019

Micah L. Sifry is Founder and President of Civic Hall, curator of the annual Personal Democracy Forum, and editor of Civicist, Civic Hall’s news site.

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Jen Vento, Board Member

October 25, 2019

Jennifer Vento‘s experience blends digital strategy, marketing and production expertise, as well as a passion for research and analytics.

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