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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.

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
Retired

Eboné M. Bishop
Board Member, Citizens Union
Evolv
Founder & CEO

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

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

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

Anthony Crowell
Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation
Dean & President; Professor of Law
New York Law School

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

Allan H. Dobrin
Board Member, Citizens Union
Management Consultant

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

Ester R. Fuchs, Ph.D.
Board Member, Citizens Union
Professor of International & Public Affairs & Political Science; Director, Urban & Social Policy Program
Columbia University, School of International & Public Affairs

Chris Giglio
Board Member, Citizens Union
Managing Director, Head of Crisis Group
RUBENSTEIN 

 Eric Gioia
Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation
Managing Director
UBS

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

 Nicole Gordon
Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation
Distinguished Lecturer & Faculty Director of the Executive MPA
CUNY Baruch College

Robert M. Hallman
Board Member, Citizens Union
Retired

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

Gary P. Naftalis
Board Member, Citizens Union
Partner
Kramer Levin

Charles O’Byrne
Board Member, Citizens Union Foundation
Executive Vice President for Policy
Related Companies

Tom Osterman
Board Member, Citizens Union
Partner
Sterling Equities

Alan Rothstein
Board Member, Citizens Union
Retired

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

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

Jason Stewart
Board Member, Citizens Union
SVP & Head of Corporate Services
The D.E. Shaw Group

Darryl C. Towns
Board Member, Citizens Union
Retired

Jim Walden
Board Member, Citizens Union
Walden Macht & Haran LLP
Partner

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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