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.

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.

Jeremy Flood

Tax & Budget Digital Campaigner
(303) 573-5995 x326
Jeremy Flood is a digital campaigner for U.S. PIRG's tax and budget program.

Kathryn Lee

Digital Campaigner
(303) 573-5995 ext. 408
Kathryn Lee is U.S. PIRG's digital campaigner for the organization's consumer protection program. Using social media and other web tools, she mobilizes our online community on issues such as consumer protection, reigning in Wall Street, and making Volkswagen pay.

Priority Action

We're teaming up with big restaurant chains to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. Call on KFC to stop selling meat raised on routine antibiotics.

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