Emily Rusch

Executive Director
Emily Rusch is the Executive Director of CALPIRG.

Jason Pfeifle

Public Health Advocate
Jason leads CALPIRG's advocacy on public health issues, including stopping antibiotic overuse on livestock and reducing our exposure to toxic chemicals.

Jenn Engstrom

Organizing Director
213-251-3680 x322
Jenn Engstrom is the Organizing Director for the CALPIRG Student Chapters.

Corinne Santoro

Campaign Organizer
916-448-4516 ext 311
Corinne Santoro is a campaign organizer at CALPIRG, focused currently on our efforts to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.

Douglas H. Phelps

President, Chairman
Douglas H. Phelps is President and Chairman of the Board for U.S. PIRG. Mr. Phelps is also Chair of the Advisory Board of the Fund for the Public Interest, which is a national nonprofit that runs grassroots campaigns to: raise money, sign up members and build political support for the nation’s leading progressive non-profits

Sean Doyle

Transportation Digital Organizer
(303) 573-5995 ext. 390
Sean Doyle is the digital organizer responsible for the 21st century transportation program for U.S. PIRG and state affiliates.

Ed Mierzwinski

Consumer Program Director
202-546-9707 x314
Ed Mierzwinski has been a consumer advocate in the Washington, D.C.-based federal lobbying office of the state PIRGs since 1989.

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