Chief Operating Officer, Civic Hall
Heidi Sieck is the founding Chief Operating Officer of Civic Hall, the new community center for civic technology launched in New York Flatiron District in February 2015. Heidi has a 25+ year career in political action and civic technology, devoting her career to implementing foundational solutions to transform society. Before joining the Civic Hall team, Heidi was the Chief Operating Officer of Democracy.com, a political technology platform she founded with classmates from the Harvard Kennedy School. She has led many complex projects including the award winning San Francisco 311 Customer Service Center establishing the foundation of the open government movement and ResilientSF, one of the first post-disaster recovery programs in the U.S. An innovator of political action and devoted to elevating women to positions of leadership, Heidi worked on five presidential campaigns and dozens of state and local races. She serves on the Boards of Directors of NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the Center for Partnership Studies, a research institute focused on economic and political systems. She serves on the Advisory Board of VoteRunLead and pm the founding leadership team of CTZNWELL, a new values-based well being movement. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Nebraska and a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School where she was awarded the prestigious Holly Taylor Sargent Award for Advancement of Women in Leadership.
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