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President’s Office

Robert Weissman, President (bio)
Margrete Strand Rangnes, Executive Vice President (bio)
Aileen Walsh, Executive Assistant (bio)
Burcu Kilic, Legal Counsel, Global Access to Medicines Program
Steven Knievel, Organizer, Global Access to Medicines Program
Peter Maybarduk, Director of Global Access to Medicines Program (@PCMedsAccess)
Aquene Freechild, Co-Director, Democracy Is For People Campaign (@RuleByUS)
Jonah Minkoff-Zern, Co-Director, Democracy Is For People Campaign (@RuleByUS)
Robb Friedlander, Program Associate, Democracy Is For People Campaign


Joe Stoshak, Chief Financial Officer (bio)
Sherry Joseph, Director of Human Resources and Administration
Deidra Bolden, Receptionist
Olalekan Mustapha, Senior Accountant
Casey O'Rourke, Building Manager
Suleyman Pehlivan, Web Developer
Gerald Reichelt, IT Manager
Kevin Rice, Property and Facilities Manager


Angela Bradbery, Director (bio, @citizenangela)
Barbara Holzer, Broadcast Manager (bio)
Rebecca Kahn, Online Advocacy and Development Associate
Karilyn Gower, Press Officer
Glenn Simpson, Online Communications Coordinator (bio)
Cynthia Williams, Editor and Production Manager
Philip Anderson, Social Media Coordinator
David Rosen, Press Officer, Regulatory Affairs

Congress Watch

Lisa Gilbert, Director (bio, @Lisa_PubCitizen)
Susan Harley, Deputy Director (bio, @Susan_Citizen)
Rick Claypool, Online Director (bio, @CitizenRick)
Emily Peterson-Cassin, Project Coordinator, Bright Lines Project
Christine Hines, Consumer and Civil Justice Counsel (bio, @chines_citizen)
Craig Holman, Government Affairs Lobbyist (bio, @cbholman)
Andrew Perez, Researcher
Taylor Lincoln, Director of Research (bio)
Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate
Amit Narang, Regulatory Policy Advocate (@RegsRock)
Kelly Ngo, Online Advocacy Organizer (@CorporateReform)
Keith Wrightson, Worker Health and Safety Advocate
Vijay Das, Healthcare Policy Advocate


Gail Beaman, Assistant Director (email)
Amanda Fleming, Director of Civil Justice Project (email, @citizen_amanda)
Cathleen Gallagher, Foundation Officer (email)
Rebecca Kahn, Online Advocacy and Development Associate (email)
Steve Schneider, Planned Giving Advisor (email)
Glenn Simpson, Online Communications Coordinator (email)
Bill Wilson, Member Services Manager (email)
Gary Le, Senior Major Gifts Officer (email)
Jon Kellam, Major Gifts Assistant (email)
Kristen Caruana, Major Gifts Assistant (email)
Diane Turner, Direct Response Coordinator (email)


Tyson Slocum, Director, Public Citizen's Energy Program (bio, @TysonSlocum)
Allison Fisher, Outreach Director, Public Citizen's Energy Program (bio)
David Arkush, Managing Director, Public Citizen's Climate Program

Global Trade Watch

Lori Wallach, Director (bio, @PCGTW)
Alisa Simmons, Deputy Director (bio)
Ben Beachy, Research Director (bio)
Miranda Becker, Program Associate (bio)
Melinda St. Louis, International Campaigns Director (bio)
Jessa Boehner, International Program Associate (bio)
Melanie Foley, Program Associate and Intern Manager (bio)
Evan Ottenfeld, Scheduler and Legislative Assistant (bio)
Lacey Kohlmoos, Senior Field Organizer (bio)
Patrick Gleeson, Trade and Policy Researcher (bio)
Mina Itabashi, "Stop Fast Track" Field Organizer (bio)
Symone Sanders, Communications Officer (bio)

Health Research Group

Michael Carome, M.D., Director (bio, @CitizenHRG)
Sidney M. Wolfe, M.D., Founder, Senior Adviser (bio )
Sammy Almashat, M.D., M.P.H., Research Associate (bio)
Elizabeth Barbehenn, Ph.D., Health Researcher (bio)
Jennifer Rubio, Managing Editor (bio)
Alan Levine, Volunteer Health Researcher (bio)
Anjana Nattanmai, Web Coordinator (bio)
Sarah Sorscher, J.D., M.P.H., Attorney (bio)
Azza AbuDagga, Ph.D., Health Services Researcher (bio)


Allison Zieve, Director (bio)
Paul Alan Levy, Attorney (bio, @PaulAlanLevy)
Scott Michelman, Attorney (bio)
Julie Murray, Attorney (bio)
Scott Nelson, Attorney (bio)
Jehan Patterson, Attorney (bio)
Adina Rosenbaum, Attorney (bio)
Marybeth Stiles, Office Manager

Texas Office

Tom "Smitty" Smith, Director (bio)
David Power, Deputy Director (bio, @Powerman)
Carol Geiger, Office and Support Manager
Kaiba White, Policy Analyst and Community Organizer
Nancy Nusser, Project Media Coordinator
Hillary Corgey, Research Associate
Kia Bell, Clean Gulf Commerce Coalition Campaign Coordinator

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