Legislative Advocate, Government Affairs
As a legislative advocate, Nora Apter promotes NRDC's policy priorities and defends against congressional threats to bedrock environmental laws by working directly with policymakers on Capitol Hill. Working collaboratively with NRDC program experts as well as coalitions within the broader environmental community and beyond, Apter works to develop legislative strategy and persuade decision-makers in Congress. Before joining NRDC, she worked as a legislative aide for Senator Ron Wyden, during which time she focused on a broad range of issues, including wildlife, energy, small business, international affairs, and defense. Apter obtained her bachelor's from Lewis & Clark College in 2012. She is based in NRDC's Washington, D.C., office.