Andre Delattre oversees all aspects of the PIRGs’ programs, including program implementation and administration. Prior to becoming the U.S. PIRG Executive Director in 2007, Andre was the National Campus Director for the Student PIRGs.
As U.S. PIRG’s Antibiotics Program Director, Matt builds relationships with key stakeholders across the country to help push our country toward more responsible antibiotics use. Matt has directed successful campaigns to convince Subway and KFC to phase antibiotics out of their meat supplies, and has elevated the issue in major media outlets like the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, and the Boston Globe.
Christine Lindstrom is the Higher Education Program Director for U.S. PIRG student chapters. A 14-year veteran of Student PIRGs, she now works with the U.S. PIRG network across the country to develop and execute campaigns to secure affordable and accessible higher education, including helping students win the biggest federal investment in higher education since the GI Bill—the College Cost Reduction and Access Act.
Abe is responsible for program and organizational development, research, and legislative advocacy for Illinois PIRG. Before coming to Illinois PIRG, Abe was the director of ConnPIRG, where he worked with students and staff on a variety of campaigns, including successful efforts to pass Election Day and online voter registration, and to pass a bill modernizing recycling in Connecticut.
Kara directs the toxics and pesticide program for U.S. PIRG, which seeks to remove toxic chemicals from Americans' daily lives by banning Monsanto’s Roundup, and by getting major personal care product manufacturers to pledge to be toxic-free. Prior to joining U.S. PIRG, Kara worked as a Recruitment Director with The Public Interest Network.
As the Public Health Advocate for U.S. PIRG, Dev helps coordinate political and educational outreach to keep Americans safe from dangerous chemicals and products, including U.S. PIRG’s Pledge to be Toxic-free campaign, to get major personal care brands to remove toxic chemicals from their products.