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Endorse The Louisville Charter for Safer Chemicals

You are invited to endorse the Louisville Charter, to expand and strengthen the movement for smart policy reform. To add your organization as an endorser, please send an email to with "Endorse the Charter" in the subject line and your organization’s name, contact person, contact information, and website URL, if you have one, in the body of the email.

Endorsers of the Louisville Charter for Safer Chemicals

Alaska Community Action on Toxics, Pamela Miller, Executive Director

Basel Action Network, Jim Puckett, Coordinator

Be Safe Campaign, Anne Rabe, National Coordinator

BOLD (Breath of Life Dorchester) Teens, Rev. Dr. Bill Loesch, BOLD Advisor

Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, Jeanne Rizzo, RN, Executive Director

Center for Effective Government, Katherine McFate, President and CEO

Center for Environmental Health, Michael Green, Executive Director

Center for Health, Environment and Justice, Lois Gibbs, Executive Director

Center for International Environmental LawGlenn Wiser, Senior Attorney

Clean and Healthy New YorkKathleen Curtis, Executive Director

Citizens For A Clean Environment, Cynthia Wilson, Co-President

Citizens Leading for Environmental Action and Responsibility (C.L.E.A.R.), Jackie Elliott, President

Clean Water ActionDavid Zwick, President

Clean Water Action Alliance of MassachusettsLee Ketelsen, Executive Director

Clean Production Action, Beverley Thorpe, International Director

Coalition for Environmentally Safe Schools, Karen Ahern

Commonweal, Charlotte Brody, R.N., Executive Director

Connecticut Coalition for Environmental JusticeMark A. Mitchell M.D., MPH, President

Creative Commotion: Voices for Social Change, Coila Ash, Director

Disability Network of Arizona, Julia Connolly, Vice President

Earth Economics, Dave Batker, Director

Ecology CenterTracey Easthope, MPH, Director, Environmental Health Project

Endometriosis Association, Mary Lou Ballweg, President and Executive Director, Sofia Dorsano, Environmental Health Program

Environment CaliforniaRachel Gibson, Environmental Health Advocate & Staff Attorney

Environmental Advocates of New York, Anne K. Reynolds, Director of Air and Energy Programs

Environmental Association for Great Lakes Education, Jan Conley, Executive Director; Connie Minowa, Children’s Environmental Health Coordinator

Environmental Community Action, Inc., Carol Williams, Executive Director

Environmental Defense Fund, Richard A. Denison, Ph.D., Senior Scientist

Environmental Health Fund, Judy Robinson, Executive Director

Environmental Health Strategy Center, Michael Belliveau, Executive Director

Environmental Health Watch, Stuart Greenberg, Executive Director

Environmental Research Foundation, Peter Montague, Director

Families Against Cancer & Toxics (FACT), Terry Nordbrock, President

Farm Worker Pesticide Project, Carol Dansereau, Executive Director

Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education, Carl Smith, Vice President/Senior Editor

Friends of the Earth - US, Lisa Archer, Health and Environment Campaigns Coordinator

Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), Ananda Lee Tan, U.S. & Canada Coordinator

Grassroots Environmental Education, Patricia Joyce Wood, Executive Director

Great Lake Centers for Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health School of Public Health, Peter Orris, MD, MPH, Professor and Associate Director

Great Lakes United, Derek Stack, Executive Director

Greenpeace USA, Lisa Finaldi, Issues Director

Hartford Citizens in Action, Sharon E. Lewis, Director

Health Care Without Harm, Gary Cohen, Co-Executive Director

Healthy Building Network, Bill Walsh, Executive Director

Housatonic Environmental Action League, Audrey Cole, President

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, David Wallinga, MD, MPH, Director of Food & Health Program

Institute for a Sustainable FutureJamie Harvie, Executive Director

Institute for Children’s Environmental HealthElise Miller, M.Ed., Executive Director

Kentucky Environmental Foundation, Elizabeth Crowe, Executive Director

Maryland Pesticide NetworkRuth Berlin, LCSW-C, Executive Director

Massachusetts Breast Cancer CoalitionDeborah Forter, Executive Director

Minnesota Children’s Health Environmental CoalitionJanelle Sorensen, Coordinator

Natural Landscapes Project, Bobbie Morgan

Natural Resources Defense CouncilJennifer Sass, Senior Scientist

Northwest Indiana Toxics Action Project, Lin Kaatz Chary, Convener

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Carah Ong, Advocacy and Research Director

Oregon Center for Environmental Health, Jane Harris, Executive Director

Oregon Environmental Council, Sarah Doll, Program Director

Oregon State Public Interest Research Group, Rhett Lawrence, Environmental Advocate

Oregon Toxics Alliance, David Monk, Board President

Parents for Nontoxic Alternatives, Yanna Lambrinidou, MA, Founder

Pesticide Action Network of North America, Kristin Schafer, Program Coordinator

Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, Ted Schettler MD, Chair-steering committee

Physicians for Social Responsibility—Los Angeles, Martha Dina Arguello, Director

Physicians for Social Responsibility—Health and Environment Programs, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, Robert M. Gould, MD, President

Public Interest Research Group in Michigan (PIRGIM), Mike Shriberg, Ph.D., State Director

Rubbertown Emergency Action (REACT), Eboni Cochran, Coordinator

Science and Environmental Health Network, Ted Schettler MD, MPH

ScienceCorps, Kathleen Burns, PhD

United Food & Commercial Workers Union 1518, Larry Stoffman, Director, Occupational Health & Safety

United Steel Workers, Mike Wright, Director of Health, Safety & Environment

Washington Toxics Coalition, Gregg Small, Executive Director

Women’s Community Cancer Project, Margo Golden

Working Films, Robert West, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Judith Helfand, Co-Founder

Working Group on Community Right-to-Know, Sean Moulton, Director

World Wildlife Fund, Global Toxics Programme, Clifton Curtis, Director


*The organizational leaders of these organizations may have changed since the date they endorsed the Louisville Charter.  Please check their respective websites for the most current information on organizational leadership.