Colu - Prospecting List
The contact details of city executives in the identified mid-sized cities in New York, New Jersey, California, and Washington have been provided in the relevant tabs of the attached spreadsheet. Additionally, the email addresses of the departments/teams responsible for the Coronavirus crisis in the identified cities have also been provided in "Dept. for Coronavirus" tab of the attached spreadsheet. A list of NGOs or organizations focused on supporting cities and communities during a crisis and their contact details have also been provided in the NGO's tab of the attached spreadsheet. A brief overview of the findings can be found below.
City Executives — Contacts
- The names, titles, emails, and phone numbers of the given city executives for the identified cities in New York, New Jersey, California, and Washington have been provided in the relevant tabs of the attached spreadsheet.
- Buffalo city's mayor, Byron W. Brown, can be contacted at email@example.com and 716-851-4841.
- The City of Yonkers' mayor, Mike Spano, can be contacted at Mayor@yonkersny.gov and (914) 377-4357.
- Paterson city's mayor, André Sayegh, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and (973) 321-1600.
- For most cities, no executives for any smart city programs were available. Moreover, not all of the given executives were found for each city (particularly the City of Elizabeth and the City of Clifton) after scouring through the city website, city's LinkedIn profile, and news and media releases. Where applicable, we have provided contact details for relevant alternative executives after reviewing their duties e.g., Director of Business Development in Syracuse city as he is responsible for economic development in the city.
- For some cities, e.g., City of Newark, NJ, only the phone numbers of most city executives were available. However, we were able to identify their email addresses from news and media releases as well as third-party email finders including Hunter and Voila Norbert. The screenshots of emails identified via third-party email finders can be found in this shared document.
Department/Team Responsible for Coronavirus
- In most of the identified cities, there are no designated departments or teams responsible for the Coronavirus crisis. According to the city websites and news and media releases, county and/or state health or emergency departments are overseeing the Coronavirus crisis in the identified cities. Hence, email of the lead county and/or state health or emergency departments have been provided in the "Dept. for Coronavirus" tab of the shared spreadsheet.
- Where available, the email address of the emergency, public safety, and/or health department of a city has also been provided.
- According to the website of the City of Sacramento, "Sacramento County’s Department of Health Services is the lead agency for communicable diseases affecting the public in Sacramento." The department can be contacted for information or questions about COVID-19 in Sacramento at email@example.com, 1-800-500-4931, or 916-498-1000.
- Anaheim Fire & Rescue Department is leading the planning and response activities for Coronavirus in Anaheim city.
- In the City of Riverside, CA, the local lead agency responsible for the Coronavirus crisis is the "Riverside County Department of Public Health."
NGOs/Organizations for Support in Crisis
Seven NGOs or organizations focused on supporting cities and communities in crisis include:
- New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS)
- Central New York Community Foundation
- The Salvation Army — Greater New York Division
- Jersey Cares
- Operation USA
- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
- Lutheran Services in America
- A brief overview and contact details for these NGOs/organizations have been provided in the "NGOs/Organizations" tab of the attached spreadsheet.