Staff

Cameron Hickey is the Chief Executive Officer at the National Conference on Citizenship and the  Project Director for Algorithmic Transparency. He leads an effort to develop methodologies and tools for collecting and analyzing data to increase transparency about how large…

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Ravon Ruffin (she/they) is a strategist, educator, and community designer who focuses on public engagements with art, the internet, and archives to build sustainable ecosystems. Her work reconsiders place and space to more equitably tend to community IRL and URL, and to…

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Josh Kramer is a writer, illustrator and cartoonist living in Washington, D.C. His comics and writing on cities and other subjects have been published by The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and The Guardian. He was a 2017 Knight-Wallace Fellow at…

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Angelica Quicksey is a civic technologist with a background in public policy and urban planning. Her civic tech career began in 2012 as a ‘public service trainee’ with the City of San Francisco. Since then, she has delivered modern public…

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Stacey Meadows is the Senior Project Manager at the Algorithmic Transparency Institute. She manages the development and delivery of current projects where the goal is to bring greater transparency to the digital platforms that impact our shared civic discourse. Stacey…

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Meagan Mitchell (she/her) is a strategic operations expert, brand-builder, creative systems thinker, and entrepreneur who has spent the last 10 years helping bold visions come to life. Prior to joining New_ Public, Meagan was a co-director at Mobius, overseeing operations…

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Min Li Chan (she/her) is an essayist and a technologist based in Oakland, California. Prior to New_ Public, Min Li worked at Alphabet/Google for over a decade, most recently as the product lead on the user experience for Waymo’s self-driving…

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Paul Mendoza (he/him) takes hybrid creative teams to the top. Specializing in organizational culture, digital operations, and social media content for nonprofits and higher education, Paul’s recent projects include the AIGA Design Conference, the AIGA Portfolio Festival, and TEDxUCLA. He…

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Meghan Welsch (she/her) is a creative project manager, community builder, and empathetic leader whose passion lies in finding unique ways to bring people together. Having spent the last 15 years working at the intersections of technology x film and storytelling…

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Prior to his start at NCoC John was a member of the staff of the Stopping Cyber Suppression program at Common Cause, where he trained volunteer social media monitors to identify democracy disinformation in their online networks and beyond, as…

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Deepti co-leads New_ Public with Eli Pariser and Talia Stroud. New_ Public is a product studio for healthy digital public spaces: spaces where people can connect one another, build understanding across differences, and work towards shared goals AND are built to maximize plurality, equity…

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Lisa Matthews is the Chief Grants Officer at NCoC. Prior to this role she serves as Program Director supporting the Board of Directors and staff in advancing the Civic Health Initiative and its Civic Health Index (CHI) program.  Additionally, Lisa…

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