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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). Citizens Union is our lobbying arm, enabling us to advocate for policy that serves the people of New York—not moneyed interest.

Betsy Gotbaum
Executive Director, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation

Randy Mastro
Chair, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation
Partner, Gibson Dunn

Nancy Bowe
Treasurer, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation
Director & Past Chair, Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Board

Michael A. Cardozo
Board Member, Citizens Union
Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP

Cliff Chenfeld
Board Member, Citizens Union
Music Entrepreneur & Film Producer

Penelope L. Christophorou
Vice-Chair, Citizens Union
Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb

Curtis Cole, MD, FACP
Board Member, Citizens Union
Chief Information Officer & Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine & Healthcare Policy & Research, Weill Cornell Medical Center

Stacey Cumberbatch
Board Member, Citizens Union
Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, School of International & Public Affairs

Christina R. Davis,
Secretary, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation
Advisory Board, The New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation

Gail Erickson
Board Member, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation
Retired

Chris Giglio
Board Member, Citizens Union
President, HL Strategic Solutions

Lorna B. Goodman
Board Member, Citizens Union
Sole Practitioner & Mediator

Robert M. Kaufman
Board Member, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation
Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP

Sandra Lespinasse
Board Member, Citizens Union
Principal Law Clerk, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department, Supreme Court of the State of NY

Alan Lubliner
Board Member, Citizens Union
Principal Consultant, Advisory Services, WSP USA

Malcolm MacKay
Board Member, Citizens Union
Retired Lawyer Consultant

Anthony S. Mattia
Board Member, Citizens Union
Assistant Professor, M.B.A., St. Joseph’s College, New York

Tom Osterman
Board Member, Citizens Union
Partner, Sterling Equities

Alan Rothstein
Board Member, Citizens Union
Retired

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

Gregory Silbert
Board Member, Citizens Union
Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Anthony R. Smith
Board Member, Citizens Union & Citizens Union Foundation
Retired

Hector Soto
Board Member, Citizens Union
Professor of Law & Public Policy, Hostos Community College

Darryl C. Towns
Board Member, Citizens Union
Regional Director Government Affairs, American Airlines

David W. Wang
Board Member, Citizens Union
Member, Law Office of David W. Wang, P.C.

Warren Wechsler
Board Member, Citizens Union
Writer & Consultant

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