East Peterson-Trujillo

Clean Vehicles Campaigner, Climate Program


As a Clean Vehicles Campaigner, East pushes the largest automotive companies to transition to electric vehicles and advocates for strong clean car standards. From 2021-2022, East served as Climate Financial Policy Campaigner at Public Citizen, pushing financial institutions and regulators to take action on the climate crisis. They have experience creating strategies to engage corporate and political decision-makers and have run campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels. Prior to joining Public Citizen, they led campaigns and managed teams of environmental organizers with Green Corps, where they developed a background in campaign strategy, communications, and grassroots mobilization with a focus on environmental issues.