Staff

Steve Blackledge

Public Health Program Director
(916) 394-5413
Steve Blackledge is U.S. PIRG's public health program director. He oversees the organization's efforts to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, label GMOs, and reduce risks from chemical spills and accidents.

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 calling on big restaurant chains to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. Tell KFC to stop serving meat raised on routine antibiotics.

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We have a chance to cut billions in junk food subsidies this year. Your support will help us do the research, advocacy and grassroots organizing to convince our elected officials to act.

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