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 200 million times through some of the most powerful tools that drive civic participation.
Tiana earned a MSc in Politics and Communication from the London School of Economics and a BA in Political Science from Stanford University. In 2015 Tiana joined the inaugural class of Technology and Democracy Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School. And in 2018 Tiana was selected to join the inaugural class of Obama Foundation Fellows.
Tammy Patrick | Director
Tammy Patrick is a Director for the Center for Technology and Civic Life. Presently Tammy holds the position of Senior Advisor to the Elections program at the Democracy Fund, a bipartisan foundation working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people. Focusing on modern elections, Tammy helps lead the Democracy Fund’s efforts to foster a voter-centric elections system and work to provide election officials across the country with the tools and knowledge they need to best serve their voters.
In 2013 Tammy served as a Commissioner on the Presidential Commission on Election Administration which led to a position at the Bipartisan Policy Center to further the work of the PCEA. Prior to that she was the Federal Compliance Officer for Maricopa County Elections Department for eleven years.
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. Cristina is currently Senior Vice President at Clarity Campaign Labs in Washington, DC. Before joining Clarity, she served as Director of Client Services at Catalist, providing data and data services to over 200 progressive organizations. Prior to that she researched voting laws and built civic data tools at the New Organizing Institute.
Cristina has managed electoral campaigns and organized communities from California to South Africa. In addition to her role at CTCL, she sits on the Boards of National Public Radio, the Alliance for CHANGE, and the Earthward Bound Foundation.
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.