Liz Schmitt

Sr. Campaign Organizer

Liz works as the senior outreach coordinator for the Federal Defense team, coordinating grassroots outreach to scientists and Science Champions across the country, and connecting UCS supporters with their elected officials to advocate for our science-based policy priorities in Congress. Prior to joining UCS, she spent nearly two years with Sojourners, where she led a climate change campaign aimed at building relationships with religious leaders, and organized a summit for climate justice. Liz has also worked with the EPA’s water security division, and for a nonprofit working to restore the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C. She has a B.A. in environmental studies from Muhlenberg College and a master’s degree in public policy from American University.

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