Robert Gardner

Campaign Manager
Expertise in: Energy, Good Government


robert.gardner [at]
(202) 462-6262

Robert comes to this work with a strong campaigning, organizing, and communications background. Robert started his career organizing with the UFCW in Jamaica, NY and has since campaigned on issues such as municipal landfills, public lands, coal-fired power plants, utility solar, car title/payday lending, health care access, elder care, and more. Most recently, Robert ran the electoral operations for’s 501(c)(4) wing 350 Action — focusing on millennial outreach. Previously, he has run grassroots, anti-poverty and climate campaigns at Greenpeace USA, Sierra Club,, and the Virginia Poverty Law Center against some of the most well-known forward facing brands.

Robert received his Bachelor’s degree in poetry from Virginia Commonwealth University, his Master’s in Public Administration from James Madison University and a joint Master in Environmental Law and Policy/Juris Doctorate from Vermont Law School. Robert is from scenic Dumfries, VA and spends the majority of his time running trails with his dog Winnie.

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