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

                    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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