Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition

Board of Directors

Stephanie Fenniri is the Deputy Director at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. Stephanie has 10+ years of nonprofit and public service experience, specifically in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives for diverse populations, and is also an AmeriCorps Alum and NLC-Philadelphia Alum. She holds a Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership and Executive Certificate in Social Impact Strategy from Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice, a Professional Certificate in Organizational Leadership from Wharton, a Certificate in Professional Fundraising from Boston University, and a Master of Public Administration and bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. Stephanie was recognized with Penn’s Excellence in Social Impact Award in May 2019 and is eager to promote bicycling as a vehicle for creating inclusive communities throughout Greater Philadelphia.

Simanti Lahiri is the Program Coordinator of Student Civic Engagement in the Office of Civic Engagement at Rutgers University, Camden. Where she runs a program placing students in community organizations as well as directing programming initiatives. She holds a MSc. in the Politics of Asia and Africa from the University of London and an MA and Ph.D in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Simanti’s research focused on the politics of South Asia and contentious politics. Her work examined the ways that social movements can effectively create change as well as fundamental questions of political belonging and citizenship. In her new position she is committed to instilling a lifelong love of community engagement in her students. Simanti is the daughter of immigrants from India and loves to register new citizens with PICC in Philadelphia. 

PICC’s Board of Directors is elected by the membership. Each director serves an initial term of three years, and is then eligible for re-election.

Youth Board Members

Youth board members serve serve an initial term of one year, and are then eligible to run for a full 3-year term.