The work of CTCL benefits from the expertise and support provided by a distinguished and diverse board of directors.
With experience in the fields of technology, finance, political organizing, advocacy, civic data, and election administration, the members of the CTCL board play a fundamental role in guiding our efforts to enhance civic engagement and strengthen the connections between public leaders and citizens.
Pam Anderson | Director
Pam Anderson is a Director for the Center for Technology and Civic Life. Pam is the owner of Consilium Colorado, LLC, a firm specializing in nonprofit management consultation, and serves as the Executive Director of the Colorado County Clerks Association (CCCA). Prior to this work, Pam was the Republican Clerk and Recorder for Jefferson County, Colorado and has held positions with the Advisory Board for Pew’s Election Performance Index, the Colorado Secretary of State’s Best Practices and Vision Commission, and other prominent civic organizations. Rounding out her experience with a Master’s in Public Administration and accreditation as a Certified Election Voter Registration Administrator, Pam adds management acumen and an appreciation for political diversity to the CTCL board.
Tiana Epps-Johnson | Executive Director, President
Tiana Epps-Johnson is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Technology and Civic Life. Prior to CTCL, she was the New Organizing Institute's Election Administration Director. She and her team provide resources and training to support local election administrators in modernizing the ways they communicate with voters. They also publish free, open-source civic datasets that have been accessed over 60 million times through some of the most powerful tools that drive civic participation. Tiana holds an MSc in Politics and Communication from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University. Additionally, Tiana is Technology and Democracy Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Tammy Patrick | Director
Tammy Patrick is a Director for the Center for Technology and Civic Life. Presently with the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C., Tammy holds the position of Senior Advisor for the organization’s Democracy Project. To this role, she has brought the considerable expertise on elections that she cultivated as a Commissioner on the Presidential Commission on Election Administration (PCEA) and as a Federal Compliance Officer for the Maricopa County (AZ) Elections Department. Tammy earned a B.A. in American Studies from Purdue University as well as a certification as an Election/Registration Administrator from Auburn University. As a CTCL board member, she provides oversight informed by years of experience at the forefront of American election administration.
Sureel Sheth | Director, Treasurer
Sureel Sheth is a Director as well as Treasurer for the Center for Technology and Civic Life. Sureel is currently Vice President at JMI Equity in San Diego, where he focuses on assessing investment opportunities in the software and health care technology fields. Prior to working with JMI, Sureel held positions with DoubleDutch, McKinsey & Company, and Reputation.com. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Human Biology from Stanford University and a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. On the CTCL board, Sureel contributes his outstanding experience with business, finance, and investment analysis.
Cristina Sinclaire | Director, Secretary
Cristina Sinclaire is a Director as well as Secretary for the Center for Technology and Civic Life. In her current position as Director of Client Services at Washington, D.C.-based Catalist, Cristina works with organizations whose work depends on access to reliable civic data. Before her work with Catalist, she held a number of positions in the arenas of organizing and social justice, including tenures with the New Organizing Institute, San Quentin T.R.U.S.T., and Obama for America. Cristina is a graduate of the University of San Francisco, where she studied Sociology and Criminology. She brings a diverse and extensive background in political organizing, advocacy, and nonprofit management to the CTCL board.