Staff Directory

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)
Alan Zibel, Research Director, Public Citizen’s Corporate Presidency Project

Burcu Kilic, Legal and Policy Director, Access to Medicines Program
Steven Knievel, Advocate, Access to Medicines Program
Peter Maybarduk, Director of Access to Medicines Program (@PCMedsAccess)
Justin Mendoza,Organizer, Access to Medicines Program (@JustinDMendoza)
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
Madeline Page, Campaign Coordinator


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, Communications Director (email, bio, @citizenangela)
Don Owens, Deputy Communications Director (email)
Rhoda Feng, Editor and Production Manager (email)
Nadia Prupis, Press Officer (email)

David Rosen, Communications Officer, Regulatory Affairs (email, bio, @RegsRock)
Zach Stone, Social Media Associate (email)

Congress Watch

Lisa Gilbert, Vice President of Legislative Affairs (bio, @Lisa_PubCitizen)
Susan Harley, Deputy Director (bio, @Susan_Citizen)
Rachel Curley, Democracy Associate
Remington Gregg, Counsel for Civil Justice and Consumer Rights
Craig Holman, Government Affairs Lobbyist (bio, @cbholman)
Taylor Lincoln, Director of Research (bio)
Michell McIntyre, Coalition Manager, Coalition for Sensible Safeguards
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
Eagan Kemp, Healthcare Policy Advocate
hanna Devine, Worker Health and Safety Advocate


Gail Beaman, Assistant Director (email)
Amanda Fleming, Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving (email)
Kristen Caruana, Major Gifts and Events Coordinator (email)
Zeinab Jedi, Member Service Assistant (email)
Paige Niler, Development Assistant

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, @WallachLori)
Matthew Groch, Deputy Director (bio)
JaRel Clay, Social Media and Digital Director (bio@PCGTW)
Rose Espinola, National Field Director (bio)
Justin Fisk, Senior Researcher (bio)
Vilas Pathikonda, Senior Research Fellow (bio)
Melanie Foley, International Program Associate (bio)
Elias Flamenco Rivera, Program Associate (bio)
Ufuoma Otu, Communications Officer
Andi Petrovic, Field Organizer (bio)
Melinda St. Louis, International Campaigns Director (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)
Fiona Lynn, Managing Editor
Deanna Wilbon, Web Coordinator


Allison Zieve, Director (bio)
Tahir Duckett, Litigation Fellow (bio)
​Jennifer Hyde, Office Manager
Michael Kirkpatrick, Attorney (bio)
Paul Alan Levy, Attorney (bio, @PaulAlanLevy)
Patrick Llewellyn, Attorney (bio)
Julie Murray, Attorney (
Scott Nelson, Attorney (bio)
Adam Pulver, Attorney (bio)
Adina Rosenbaum, Attorney (bio)
Sean Sherman, Attorney (bio)
Rebecca Smullin, Attorney (bio)

Texas Office

Adrian Shelley, Director (email)
Rita Beving, Community Organizer and North Texas Issues (email)
Carol Birch, Legislative Counsel (email)
Lon Burnam, Political Liason (email)
Carol Geiger, Office and Support Manager (email)
Stephanie Thomas, Houston area Researcher and Community Organizer (email)
Kaiba White, Energy Policy and Outreach Specialist (email)
Tom "Smitty" Smith, Retired - Special Projects (email) (bio)