Our Leadership

Samantha Gibb

Organizing Director
617-747-4353
Sam has been the Organizing Director with MASSPIRG since 2010 and in that capacity she manages 8-10 entry-level organizing staff each year to run student campaigns in the state of MA.

Shawna Upton

Assistant Organizing Director
Shawna Upton is the Assistant Organizing Director for MASSPIRG Students, based in Amherst

Christine Lindstrom

Higher Education Program Director
617-747-4330
Christine Lindstrom is the Higher Education Program Director for U.S. PIRG & the Student PIRGs.

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.

Ed Mierzwinski

National Consumer Program Director
202-461-3821
Standing up to special interests on behalf of consumers, based in Washington, DC.

Matthew Wellington

U.S. PIRG Antibiotics Program Coordinator
Matthew is the Antibiotics Program Coordinator for U.S. PIRG based out of Boston.