CALPIRG Staff

Wendy Wendlandt
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 a senior vice president and political director for The Public Interest Network. ​​She has been quoted in major national, state and local news outlets for nearly 40 years on issues ranging from air pollution to green investing. She is a founding board member of Green Corps, the field school for environmental organizers, and Green Century Funds, the nation’s first family of fossil fuel free mutual funds. Wendy started with WashPIRG, where she led campaigns to create Washington state’s model toxic waste cleanup program and to stop the nation’s first high-level nuclear waste dump site. She is a 1983 graduate of Whitman College. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and dog and hikes wherever and whenever she can.

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