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There are two arms of Citizens Union: Citizens Union of the City of New York (a 501(c) 4 organization) and Citizens Union Foundation (a 501(c) 3 organization). The Citizens Union Foundation focuses on the research and public education areas important to our mission.

 

Betsy Gotbaum

Executive Director, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation

Randy Mastro

Chair, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation

Partner, Gibson Dunn 

Robert Abrams

President, Citizens Union Foundation

Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

John P. Avlon

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

Senior Political Analyst & Fill-in Anchor, CNN

Monica Azare

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

Verizon, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel – Video

Judi Rappoport Blitzer

Vice-Chair, Citizens Union Foundation

Retired

Nancy Bowe

Treasurer, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation

Director & Past Chair, Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Board 

Richard Briffault

Vice-Chair, Citizens Union Foundation

Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor of Legislation, Columbia Law School

Anthony Crowell

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

Dean & President; Professor of Law, New York Law School 

Christina R. Davis,

Secretary, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation

Advisory Board, The New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation

Allan H. Dobrin

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

Management Consultant

Gail Erickson

Board Member, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation

Retired

 

Ester R. Fuchs, Ph.D.

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

Professor of International & Public Affairs & Political Science; Director, Urban & Social Policy Program, Columbia University, School of International & Public Affairs 

Nicole Gordon

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation 

Distinguished Lecturer & Faculty Director of the Executive MPA, CUNY Baruch College 

Robert M. Kaufman

Board Member, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation

Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP 

Gary P. Naftalis

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

Partner, Kramer Levin 

Juanita Scarlett

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

Partner, Bolton St. Johns 

Frederick Schaffer

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

Chair, New York City Campaign Finance Board 

Kenneth Seplow

Board Member, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation

Retired 

Peter J.W. Sherwin

Board Member, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation

Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP

Anthony R. Smith

Board Member, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation

Retired

Jason Stewart

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, IAC

Marjorie B. Tiven

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

Founder, Global Cities, Inc.

Grace Lyu Volckhausen

Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation

President Emeritus, Tiger Baron Foundation

 

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