Staff

Heather Plante

Administrative Director
Ms. Plante has been the administrative director since December 2009.

Dan Xie

Organizing Director
732-247-8177
Dan oversees NJPIRG's campus organizers and works with student leaders to run successful campaigns.

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.

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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The overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is threatening these lifesaving medicines. Call on big restaurants to do their part and stop buying meat raised with critical antibiotics.

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