About Us

The NRDC Action Fund’s mission is to build political support for advancing the goals of the Natural Resources Defense Council:

Averting dangerous climate change, supporting healthy people and thriving communities, and conserving and protecting nature and wildlife. We support candidates who stand up for these goals, and we mobilize the American public to lobby lawmakers and hold them accountable for their votes, both in office and at the ballot box.

Our Team

Manish Bapna

President & CEO

    Kevin Curtis

    Executive Director

    Mike Cassesso

    Political and Advocacy Director

      Zara Akhter

      Operations Manager

        Lauren Boyd

        Development Associate

          Denis Dison

          Communications Director

          Tim Meinke

          Development Director

            Andrew Plotch

            Social Media Manager

              Aaron Rosenbluth

              Political Coordinator

                Alexandra Shapiro

                Director, PAC and Candidate Services

                  Adam Sickle

                  Program Coordinator

                    Board of Directors

                    Cheri Beasley

                      David Vladeck

                        Gerald Torres

                          Joshua McNeil

                            Richard Graves

                              Robert Raben

                                John Adams

                                  Sig Anderman

                                    Christopher Arndt

                                      Richard Ayres

                                        Anne Bartley

                                          Patricia Bauman


                                            Frances Beinecke

                                              Hamilton (Hal) Candee

                                                Jo Ann Kaplan

                                                  Vernice Miller-Travis

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