CivicSpark Program Staff

CivicSpark is a program of CivicWell (formerly the Local Government Commission (LGC)), and as such most program staff are also CivicWell staff.

Mackenzie Bolger

Senior Project Manager

Ariadna Hernandez

Operations & Compliance Manager

Cailey McCain

Service Learning Project Manager

Savannah Rose

Data, Marketing, & Recruitment Manager

Tim Mok

Implementation Manager - CA

Shaima Shahbaz

Implementation Manager - CO & WA
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Hanna Nielsen

Training and Engagement Resource Coordinator

Jesus Benavides

Service Learning Coordinator

Skylar Johnson

Central California Regional Coordinator

Daniel Keim

Northern California Regional Coordinator

Paulina Mejía

Southern California Regional Coordinator
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Richard Balli

Operations & Compliance Project Coordinator

Leila Shiblak

Northern California Regional Coordinator

Anne Shalamoff

Bay Area Regional Coordinator

Ken Herron

CivicSpark Training Consultant

Our Organizations

CivicWell (formerly the Local Government Commission) is a non-profit organization that transforms local vision into action.

The Office of Planning and Research (OPR) serves the Governor and the Cabinet as staff for long-range planning and research, and constitutes the comprehensive state planning agency.

CaliforniaVolunteers addresses state and community challenges by investing in high impact service solutions, while leveraging public, private, and nonprofit partnerships and resources.

Serve Washington promotes service and volunteerism as strategies to build vibrant and caring communities.

Serve Colorado empowers community-based organizations to meet locally identified needs and statewide challenges through national service and volunteerism in Colorado.