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

Gina McCarthy

President & CEO

    Kevin Curtis

    Executive Director

    Zara Akhter

    Operations Coordinator

      Emily Bischof

      Director of Operations

        Grace Bloom

        Program Assistant

          Lauren Boyd

          Development Associate

            Kayla Calkin

            Political Director

              Aaron Danowski

              Political Research Associate

                Denis Dison

                Communications Director

                Alexandra Shapiro

                Director, PAC and Candidate Services

                  Tim Meinke

                  Development Director

                    Board of Directors

                    John Adams

                      Sig Anderman

                        Christopher Arndt

                          Richard Ayres

                            Anne Bartley

                              Patricia Bauman


                                Frances Beinecke

                                  Hamilton (Hal) Candee

                                    Jo Ann Kaplan

                                      Vernice Miller-Travis

                                        Jill Soffer

                                          Daniel R. Tishman

                                            Eric Wepsic

                                              Ira Ziering

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