Population Connection: Staff

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Professional Staff

John Seager

John Seager, President and CEO  
John Seager is President and CEO of Population Connection (formerly Zero Population Growth), the nation’s largest grassroots population organization. He has been a guest lecturer at more than 50 colleges including Duke, Brown, Purdue, and the University of California, San Diego and has spoken to numerous environmental, religious, and community groups all across the U.S. on the environmental and human costs of rapid population growth. Seager was appointed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by the Clinton Administration and also served as Chief of Staff for U.S. Representative Peter H. Kostmayer (D-PA), a senior member of the House Interior and Foreign Affairs Committee. A veteran of more than 50 political campaigns, Seager has authored numerous op eds and articles on various aspects of population growth including links to aging, poverty, and social change. Seager holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.
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Lindsey Bailey
Teacher Training Manager
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Alexandra Behette
Field Assistant
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Carol Bliese
Director of Teacher Programs
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Lauren Boucher
Population Education In-Service Coordinator
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Lauren Carlson
Education Program Associate
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Elspeth Dehnert
Media Relations Manager
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Brian Dixon
Senior Vice President for Media and Government Relations
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Jessica Duarte
Membership Manager
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Drew Grover
Education Associate
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Rebecca Harrington
National Field Director
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Cristina Hunter
Marketing Assistant
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Vondra Malloy
Membership Assistant
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Nicole Martin
Marketing Manager
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Stacie Murphy
Policy Associate
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Maria Orozco-Marquez
Director of Administration and Membership Services, Chief Financial Officer
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Christina Ospina
Field Assistant
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Lee Polansky
Director of Planning and Strategic Support
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Isabelle Rios
Population Education Fellow
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Lesly Sanchez
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Shauna Scherer
Vice President of Marketing and Development
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Hannah Sydnor-Greenberg
Mary Wohlford Field Fellow
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Marian Starkey
Director of Communications
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Pamela Wasserman
Senior Vice President for Education
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Natalie Widel
Online Marketing & Development Coordinator
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