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President’s Office

Robert Weissman, President (bio)
Margrete Strand Rangnes, Executive Vice President (bio)
Aileen Walsh, Executive Assistant (bio)
Rick Claypool, Research Director, President's Office (bio, @RickClaypool)
Burcu Kilic, Legal and Policy Director, Access to Medicines Program
Steven Knievel, Organizer,  Access to Medicines Program
Peter Maybarduk, Director of Access to Medicines Program (@PCMedsAccess)
Aquene Freechild, Co-Director, Democracy Is For People Campaign (bio)
Courtney Fuller, Online Advocacy and Fundraising Associate, Democracy Is For People Campaign (@Democracy4ppl)
Jonah Minkoff-Zern, Co-Director, Democracy Is For People Campaign
Kristen Strader, Campaign Coordinator, Commercial Alert


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


Angela Bradbery, Director (email, bio, @citizenangela)
Don Owens, Deputy Director (email)
Rhoda Feng, Editor and Production Manager (email)
Karilyn Gower, Press Officer (email, bio)
David Rosen, Press Officer, Regulatory Affairs (email, bio, @RegsRock)
Glenn Simpson, Online Advocacy and Development Manager (email, bio)

Congress Watch

Lisa Gilbert, Director (bio, @Lisa_PubCitizen)
Susan Harley, Deputy Director (bio, @Susan_Citizen)
Grace Aylmer, Campaign Coordinator, U.S. Chamber Watch Program
Rachel Curley, Democracy Associate
Dan Dudis, Director, U.S. Chamber Watch Program
Emily Gardner, Worker Health and Safety Advocate
Craig Holman, Government Affairs Lobbyist (bio, @cbholman)
Taylor Lincoln, Director of Research (bio)
Michell McIntyre, Campaign Coordinator
Amit Narang, Regulatory Policy Advocate
Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate
Emily Peterson-Cassin, Project Coordinator, Bright Lines Project
Mike Tanglis, Senior Researcher
Bret Thompson, Online Director


Gail Beaman, Assistant Director (email)
Kristen Caruana, Major Gifts Assistant (email)
Amanda Fleming, Director of Civil Justice Project (email, @citizen_amanda)
Cathleen Gallagher, Foundation Officer (email)
Zeinab Jedi, Member Service Assistant (email)
Chris Myers, Major Gifts Officer (email)
Glenn Simpson, Online Advocacy and Development Manager (email)
Diane Turner, Direct Response Coordinator (email)
Bill Wilson, Member Services Manager (email)


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

Global Trade Watch

Lori Wallach, Director (bio, @PCGTW)
Matthew Groch, Deputy Director (bio)
Caroline Boules, Program Associate and Intern Manager (bio)
Rose Espinola, National Field Director (bio)
Justin Fisk, Senior Researcher (bio)
Melanie Foley, Program Associate and Intern Manager (bio)
Jennie Johnson, Press Officer (bio)
Evan Ottenfeld, Program Associate (bio)
Elias Flamenco Rivera, Web Coordinator (bio)
Melinda St. Louis, International Campaigns Director (bio)
Emmelia Talarico, Organizer (bio)
Chris Tebsherany, Legislative Assistant (bio)

Health Research Group

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


Allison Zieve, Director (bio)
Rachel Clattenburg, Attorney (bio)
Jennifer Hyde, Office Manager
Michael Kirkpatrick, Attorney (bio)
Paul Alan Levy, Attorney (bio, @PaulAlanLevy)
Julie Murray, Attorney (bio)
Scott Nelson, Attorney (bio)
Adina Rosenbaum, Attorney (bio)
Nick Sansone, Litigation Fellow (bio)
Sean Sherman, Attorney (bio)

Texas Office

Tom "Smitty" Smith, Director (bio)
Carol Geiger, Office and Support Manager
Kaiba White, Policy Analyst and Community Organizer

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