Board Members


Walter D. Bristol, Chair
Former Executive Vice President for Corporate Operations and CFO
American Heart Association

Diane Archer, Vice chair
Health-Care Consultant

Deborah A. Cowan, Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer and
Vice President of Finance

Thomas C. Voice, Secretary
Professor and Director, Environmental Engineering Program
Michigan State University

Marcia Aronoff
Retired Senior Vice President for Programs
Environmental Defense Fund

Robert E. Baensch

Director, Publishing Programs
SUNY Global Center, New York

Anthony Iton, M.D.
Senior Vice President, Healthy Communities
The California Endowment

Carol Izumi
Clinical Professor of Law
University of California,
Hastings College of the Law


Annette LoVoi
Director, Financial Access and
Asset Building Program
National Appleseed

Heather McGhee


Ed Mierzwinski
Consumer Program Director
United States Public Interest Research Group

Craig Newmark

craigslist and craigconnects.org

Willard P. Ogburn
Executive Director
National Consumer Law Center

Martin Schneider

Health Pages

Micah Sifry

Co-founder, Editor, and Curator
Personal Democracy Media

Betsy Scolnik

Digital and Communications Strategist

Thomas A. Wathen
Deputy Director
Pew Environment Group


To contact board members
Write a letter addressed to the board member(s) care of:

Board of Directors
Consumers Union
P.O. Box EMD
101 Truman Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10703