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Wendy Wendlandt
Acting President, Environment America; Senior Vice President and Political Director, The Public Interest Network

Author: Wendy Wendlandt

Acting President, Environment America; Senior Vice President and Political Director, The Public Interest Network

(213) 251-3680 ext. 311

Started on staff: 1984
B.A., Whitman College

Wendy Wendlandt is acting president of Environment America and a senior vice president and political director for The Public Interest Network. Wendy started with WashPIRG, the Washington Public Interest Research Group, where she led campaigns to stop the nation’s first high-level nuclear waste dump site and win Initiative 97, which created the state’s model toxic waste cleanup program. She is a founding board member of Green Corps, the field school for environmental organizers, and the Green Century Funds, the nation’s first family of fossil fuel free mutual funds. As political director, she manages both the electoral programs of Environment America Action Fund and Environment America Voter Action. She also serves on the board of directors of America Votes, the coordination hub of the progressive community. Wendy is a 1983 graduate of Whitman College. She lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband and their dog, and hikes wherever she can whenever she can.

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Wendy Wendlandt
Acting President, Environment America; Senior Vice President and Political Director, The Public Interest Network

Author: Wendy Wendlandt

Acting President, Environment America; Senior Vice President and Political Director, The Public Interest Network

(213) 251-3680 ext. 311

Started on staff: 1984
B.A., Whitman College

Wendy Wendlandt is acting president of Environment America and a senior vice president and political director for The Public Interest Network. Wendy started with WashPIRG, the Washington Public Interest Research Group, where she led campaigns to stop the nation’s first high-level nuclear waste dump site and win Initiative 97, which created the state’s model toxic waste cleanup program. She is a founding board member of Green Corps, the field school for environmental organizers, and the Green Century Funds, the nation’s first family of fossil fuel free mutual funds. As political director, she manages both the electoral programs of Environment America Action Fund and Environment America Voter Action. She also serves on the board of directors of America Votes, the coordination hub of the progressive community. Wendy is a 1983 graduate of Whitman College. She lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband and their dog, and hikes wherever she can whenever she can.