2024 All-America City Award Jury

Finalists for the 2024 All-America City Award will have the opportunity to showcase the impactful initiatives and progress of their communities to a distinguished panel of nationally renowned civic leaders. These dedicated jury members generously volunteer their expertise and time to carefully evaluate the written applications, attend in-person presentations by the finalists, engage with insightful questions, and deliberate during the final collective decision-making process. This year’s jury consists of civic engagement practitioners, leaders from business, philanthropy, and nonprofit sectors, local government officials, and youth representatives.


  • Wendy Willis (Jury Foreperson), Executive Director, Kitchen Table Democracy
  • Simeon Banister, President & CEO, Rochester Community Foundation
  • Michelle Barsa, Principal, Building Cultures of Belonging, Omidyar Network
  • T.C. Broadnax, City Manager, City of Austin, TX
  • Kristen Cambell, Chief Executive Officer, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement
  • Tracy Colunga, Civic Engagement Director, Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation at Johns Hopkins University
  • Mason Evans, Colorado Youth Advisory Council Member
  • Kyle H. Hybl, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Trustee, El Pomar Foundation
  • Harry Nathan Gottlieb, Founder, UnifyAmerica
  • Siddharth Nareddy, Colorado Youth Advisory Council Member
  • Frederick J. Riley, Executive Director, Weave: The Social Fabric Project, The Aspen Institute
  • Mary Thomas, President & CEO, CFLeads

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