Senior Advocate, Government Affairs
Dan West works to defend our nation's bedrock environmental laws and advance federal and international environmental priorities on Capitol Hill. Prior to joining the NRDC in 2017, he worked as a congressional liaison at NASA and as a legislative staffer in the U.S. Senate. He holds a bachelor's in physics from Lewis and Clark College and a master's in public policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He is based in Washington, D.C.