Our Team

Tom Kamber, Senior PlanetThomas Kamber, Ph.D.

Executive Director, OATS/Senior Planet

As founding executive director in 2004 of Older Adults Technology Services (OATS)—the largest municipal technology program for senior citizens in the country — Dr. Kamber provides the vision and leadership for Senior Planet. Before founding OATS, Dr. Kamber was a leader in nonprofit housing and technology as well as on political campaigns. He’s also a co-founder and board member of the Afro-Latin Jazz Alliance and the New York Memory Center. Dr. Kamber teaches courses at Columbia University on social entrepreneurship, urban research and the social implications of technology.  Read more about Dr. Thomas Kamber.

Pam Hugi, Senior PlanetPam Hugi

Membership & Advocacy Manager

Pam is responsible for the creation and management of the Senior Planet member experience! With a BA in Sociology from Johns Hopkins University, Pam has found her purpose in working with older adults and building community. She lives in Bushwick with her lazy hound dog and a cat named after a popular type of squash.

Virge RandallVirginia Randall

Managing Editor, seniorplanet.org

Virge writes features, creates surveys and polls, and finds the best in high and low culture for the NYC Events Calendar. A five-time public relations award winner, she is a freelance culture reporter and blogs about New York City life at newyorknatives.com — but don’t get her started about that.