U.S. PIRG Staff

Douglas H. Phelps
President, Chairman

Douglas H. Phelps is President and Chairman of the Board for U.S. PIRG. Mr. Phelps is also Chair of the Advisory Board of the Fund for the Public Interest, which is a national nonprofit that runs grassroots campaigns to: raise money, sign up members and build political support for the nation’s leading progressive non-profits, such as Environment America, U.S. PIRG and the Human Rights Campaign. Mr. Phelps chairs the board of Green Corps, the environmental leadership training school, and serves on the Boards of Green Century Funds, the nation's first environmentally responsible mutual fund family, and the National Environmental Law Center. He lives in Colorado and is a graduate of Colorado State University and the Harvard Law School. He previously directed Harvard Law School's public interest and public service careers program.

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