Sheelah A. Feinberg

Director, NYC Coalition for a Smoke-Free City

Sheelah A. Feinberg assumed the role of director of the NYC Coalition for a Smoke-Free City, a program of Public Health Solutions, in the fall of 2010. During her tenure as director, NYC Parks, Beaches, and Pedestrian Plazas went smoke-free, expanding New York City’s landmark comprehensive smoke-free air act. Prior to her current position, she has conducted successful advocacy campaigns in Boston, M.A., and in New York, N.Y., covering a range of policy areas including economic self-sufficiency, parks development, workforce and community development, and public health.  Ms. Feinberg has worked on political campaigns and served in the Clinton Administration in the White House as deputy associate director of Presidential Personnel. She holds an M.A. from Saint Michael’s College and a B.A. from Goddard College.