About Public School

Our non-profit mission is to empower local government to design and deliver easy-to-use, efficient, and effective public services for all.

Our Leadership

Dave Seliger

Executive Director and President

Dave formerly worked at the NYC Mayor's Office of Tech + Innovation where he led talent innovation initiatives, including the redesign of nyc.gov/jobs. Dave previously co-founded and led Designing for Financial Empowerment and Civic Service, as well as served in the Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations and the Office of Emergency Management.

Contact: dave [at] publicschoolnyc.org

Pamela Puchalski

Board Director

Pamela is an urban development expert and a Senior Fellow at New America. Pamela previously served as the director of Resilient Communities at New America and created the strategy for 100 Resilient Cities. Pamela has also led the creation of the Global Cities Initiative at the Brookings Institute and worked at the London School of Economics and the Center for Architecture.

Katie Beck Sutler

Board Director

Katie is the Vice President of Workforce Development at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation. Katie was formerly the chief operating officer of 4.0 Schools, a nonprofit focused on innovation in education, and led strategy and innovation for Teach for America in New Orleans.

Our Advisors

David Huebner


David is a Principal at Lalo Consulting and Crossroads Labs, as well as the former Director of Code for America's Talent Initiative. David was formerly a Program Manager on Google's Strategy, Analytics, and Effectiveness team, where he was focused on data-driven approaches to improving how Google hires and retains people.