Staff

Bruce Speight

Director
(608) 268-0510
Since 2008, Bruce has been the Director of WISPIRG. He has focused on developing WISPIRG’s toxics, consumer, tax and budget, and transportation programs.

Peter Skopec

Campaign Director
608) 268-1656
Peter joined WISPIRG in 2014, and directs the organization's "Reclaiming Our Democracy" campaign.

Phineas Baxandall

Senior Analyst for Tax and Budget Policy
(617) 747-4351
Mr. Baxandall oversees policy and strategy development for state PIRGs’ tax and budget campaigns throughout the U.S., including campaigns for transportation reform.

Michael Russo

Federal Program Director
(202) 461-3823
Mike Russo oversees and coordinates our federal field and legislative program work.

Sarah Dobjensky

Organizing Director
(608) 251-9501
Sarah Dobjensky is the Organizing Director for WISPIRG Students, overseeing the staff and program work for WISPIRG's Student Chapters.

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.

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