Colin Schwartz is CSPI's lead lobbyist on issues ranging from the school meals programs to the Farm Bill and facilitates the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity (NANA), the nation’s largest nutrition advocacy coalition.

Prior experience

Prior to joining CSPI, he served as director of government affairs at the Physicians Committee, policy and communications manager for the American Association of People with Disabilities, and manager of Viral Hepatitis Policy and Legislative Affairs at the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors. He earned an MPP from Harvard University and a B.A. and B.S. in cognitive science and psychology at the University of California, San Diego.

Joined CSPI

Colin joined CSPI in July 2015.

What's the most inspiring part of your job?

"I get to make a difference in improving health by influencing laws and policies, and holding food companies accountable, to make our food better."