Andre Delattre

Executive Director
(312) 544-4436 x203
Delattre oversees all aspects of the state PIRGs’ programs, including program implementation and administration.

Steve Blackledge

Public Health Program Director
(916) 448-4516 x108
Steve Blackledge is CALPIRG Education Fund's public health program director. He oversees the organization's efforts to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, label GMOs, and reduce risks from chemical spills and accidents.

Ed Mierzwinski

Consumer Program Director
202-546-9707 x314
Mierzwinksi is the federal Consumer Program Director and Senior Fellow, and has worked in the Washington, D.C., federal office since 1989.

Dan Smith

Democracy Campaign Director
Dan Smith coordinates federal and state level campaigns to curb the corrosive effect of big money on our democracy.

Bill Wenzel

Antibiotics Program Director
Bill Wenzel is responsible for the development of marketplace and policy-oriented campaigns to stop the overuse of antibiotics in livestock and poultry production.

Carli Jensen

Toxics Campaign Director
Carli oversees the national Prevent Chemical Disasters Campaign, and represents and advocates for our positions on toxics issues.

Emma Boorboor

Election Reform Campaign Director
Emma Boorboor is the Election Reform Campaign Director for U.S. PIRG. In this role, she develops and coordinates federal and state level campaigns for election modernization to ensure voting is easily accessible for every American so every voice is heard.

Mario K. Salazar

Federal Program Coordinator
(202) 546-9707
Mario Salazar is the Federal Program Coordinator for U.S. PIRG Education Fund.

Mike Litt

Consumer Program Advocate
Mike Litt works to educate and activate consumers to stand up to Wall Street and other special interests who threaten our financial security.

Dev Gowda

Public Health Advocate
Dev Gowda has worked as an advocate for the PIRGs since October 2013.

Chris Lindstrom

Higher Education Program Director
(617) 747-4330
Lindstrom works with state PIRGs around the country to develop and execute campaigns to make higher education affordable and accessible.

John Olivieri

21st Century Transportation Campaign Director
(617) 747-4388
John Olivieri is the 21st Century Transportation Campaign Director. John is experienced campaigner with a half-dozen prior campaigns under his belt, reflecting races at the local, state, and national levels.


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