Rob Perks

Rob Perks runs NRDC's Center for Advocacy Campaigns. He started at NRDC in the legislative program handling media relations, and up until the fall of 2005 managed the popular and effective 'Bush Record' project. He left to build the Outreach & Communications department at American Rivers before returning to NRDC in the spring of 2007. During his 15-year environmental career, he has led campaigns in Florida for U.S. Public Interest Group; organized the grassroots for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Virginia; directed national field operations for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER); and served as the youngest-ever executive director of the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation in North Carolina.