Jeremy Pittman leads EDF Action's grassroots engagement programs, focusing on ways to mobilize EDF and EDF Action members, supporters and allies to take meaningful action to help win critical legislative and electoral campaigns for the environment.
Jeremy manages EDF Action's field organizing programs, including the EDF Action Climate Team and the Green Team organizing partnership with NRDC Action Fund. Jeremy also leads efforts to mobilize EDF Action members to volunteer and vote for pro-environment candidates.
Jeremy joined EDF Action in 2019 after more than 12 years managing field organizing programs at the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest advocacy organization focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality. Programs Jeremy led at HRC helped secure congressional passage of the Matthew Shepherd/James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Act and repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, enactment of numerous state-level marriage equality and non-discrimination laws, defeat of hundreds of anti-LGBTQ state bills, and election of hundreds of pro-equality municipal, state and federal lawmakers. Jeremy previously worked for MassEquality, the coalition campaign to protect Massachusetts’ first-in-the-nation marriage equality, and for global management consulting firm Towers Perrin.
Jeremy received his Bachelor of Arts from Wofford College and lives with his husband in Washington, DC.