Our Staff And Leadership

Kat Lockwood

Organizing Director
Kat is the Assistant Organizing Director for CALPIRG Students.

Megan Bart

Assistant Organizing Director
Megan Bart is the Assistant Organizing Director for CALPIRG Students, based in Los Angeles

Dan Xie

Political Director
Dan Xie is the Political Director for the Student PIRGs, based in St. Petersburg, FL.

Emily Rusch

CALPIRG Executive Director
510-844-6803
CALPIRG Executive Director Emily Rusch has worked with U.S.PIRG, the federation of state PIRGs, since 2001.

Kaitlyn Vitez

Higher Education Advocate
Kaitlyn Vitez is the higher education advocate working on behalf of US PIRG and the Student PIRGs in Washington DC.

Jamie Kennerk

Board of Directors Executive Committee Chair, UCLA Chapter Chair

Andrew Garcia

Board of Directors Executive Committee Vice Chair, UCSC Chapter Chair

Sophie Haddad

Board of Directors, Executive Committee

Petra Favorite

Board of Directors, Executive Committee

Jennifer Manning

Board of Directors, State Treasurer