Deputy Director, Federal Affairs, Center for Policy Advocacy
Nora Apter directs the development and implementation of federal strategy to advance NRDC's policy priorities and defend against congressional and administrative threats to bedrock environmental laws. Working collaboratively with NRDC program experts as well as coalitions within the broader environmental community and beyond, Apter develops legislative strategy to persuade decision-makers on Capitol Hill. Before joining NRDC, she worked as a legislative aide for Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon. Apter holds a bachelor's degree in international affairs and economics from Lewis & Clark College. She is based in NRDC's Washington, D.C., office.