PB Network


The North American Participatory Budgeting (PB) Network is a network of cities and institutions who are implementing participatory budgeting in North America and who seek to improve their work through peer-to-peer learning and collaboration. The PB Network is supported and launched by the Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP).

For more information on the PB Network, view the North American PB Network info sheet, click here to download:

For inquires, please contact PBP’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, Shari Davis at shari [at] participatorybudgeting [dot] org.

PB Network Calls & Panels

The PB Network co-creates monthly calls and panels with experts and local implementors on civic research and technology topics relevant to participatory budgeting. Check out the recent and upcoming ones here.

PB Network Partners

Join these other partners in the PB Network!

  • Francesco Tena – Boston, City of Boston-Youth Engagement and Employment
  • Luc Richard – Dieppe, Ville de Dieppe
  • Gail Johnson – Toronto, Toronto Community Housing
  • Michelle Monsegur – Cambridge, City of Cambridge
  • Richard Frieder – Hartford, Community Capacity Builders
  • Cecilia Salinas – Chicago, 49th Ward-Ald. Joe Moore
  • Magdalena Fudalewicz – Chicago, 36th Ward-Ald. Gilbert Villegas
  • Jaclyn Murphy – Chicago, 41st Ward-Ald. Anthony Napolitano
  • Thea Crum – Chicago, UIC Great Cities Institute
  • Shawna Teper – Toronto, City of Toronto
  • Alyssa Lane – Vallejo, City of Vallejo
  • Tim Wolfe – Seattle, City of Seattle-Department of Neighborhoods
  • Marissa Yanni – New York City, New York City Council
  • Tristan Bougie – Montreal, Montreal Urban Ecology Centre
  • Jenny Frankl – Seattle, City of Seattle-Department of Neighborhoods
  • Michael Sweigart – Washington, DC, National Democratic Institute
  • Luke Hohmann – San Jose, Conteneo, Inc.
  • Jeremy Christ – Charlotte, Office of Emergency Management at University of North Carolina
  • Eric Howell – Nashville, Metro Nashville Community Budgeting
  • Debra Chester – Oakland, City of Oakland
  • Shawna Stevens – Long Beach, Office of Long Beach Vice Mayor-Rex Richardson
  • Nancy Fischer – Peterborough, City of Peterborough
  • Matthew Slaats – Charlottesville, University of Virginia
  • Alison Hilkiah