Our Advocates

Senior Policy Analyst, Clean Vehicles Program
Joshua leads legislative and regulatory campaigns in support of the organization’s national transportation policy agenda.
Michael Halpern

Deputy Director, Center for Science and Democracy
As deputy director of the Center for Science and Democracy, Michael Halpern works to promote solutions that ensure government decisions are fully informed by scientific information and that the public understands the scientific basis for those decisions.
Jonna Hamilton

Senior Manager of Government Affairs
Jonna Hamilton is senior Washington representative for the Clean Vehicles Program.

Emily Heffling

Major Gift Officer
Mike Lavender

Senior Manager of Government Affairs
Mike Lavender is the senior manager of government affairs for the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Food & Environment program.

Climate Research and Engagement Specialist

Nick Mailloux is a climate research and engagement associate with the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Manager, Strategic Campaigns

Prior to re-joining UCS in January, 2007, Sean Meyer served as Project Director for the Security Policy Working Group, a consortium of defense and security policy analysts and think tanks. Before that, he served for over 5 years in senior marketing and communications positions for a Western, MA...

Western States Senior Campaign Manager
Deborah Moore is the Western States Senior Campaign Manager at the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Outreach Facilitator, Communications
Leslie Morrison is the outreach facilitator at the Union of Concerned Scientists, where she works with staff across all issue areas to increase the impact of UCS issue campaigns.

Northeast Campaign Coordinator, Clean Vehicles
Paulina Muratore is a campaign coordinator for the Clean Vehicles Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists.


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