Our Team

Student Leadership

Christie Clarke // State Board Chair // She/Her
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Christie is the State Board Chair and a student at University of Oregon. She developed and runs the Klamath Tribal Water Rights campaign.


Eliza Garcia // 100% Renewable Energy Coordinator // She/Her
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Eliza is the 100% Renewable Energy Coordinator and a student at University of Oregon. She oversees volunteers working to win a commitment to a 100% renewable Oregon, powered entirely from the wind and sun.


David Teague // Southern Oregon University Chapter Chair // He/Him
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David is the chapter chair at Southern Oregon University and runs the Hunger and Houselessness campaign. Last year his campaign fundraised hundreds of dollars to support folks rebuilding their lives after a devastating wildfire hit the Rouge Valley


Our Staff

Lucas Gutterman // Organizing Director // He/Him
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Lucas is the Organizing Director for OSPIRG Students. He got his start as a MASSPIRG chapter student at UMass Amherst where he was the state board treasurer and chapter chair, and worked on campaigns to help thousands of students register to vote and to lower the cost of higher education.


Jude Stone // Campus Organizer // He/Him
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Jude is the campus organizer for the University of Oregon from where he recently graduated with a degree in political science. Jude was the OSPIRG New Voters Project coordinator for two years during which he helped hundreds of students register to vote and made over 20,0000 get-out-the-vote reminders.


Elizabeth Radcliffe // Campus Organizer // She/Her
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Elizabeth is the campus organizer for Lane Community College and recently graduated with a degree in Public Planning from the University of Oregon. Elizabeth was the OSPIRG State Board Chair where she oversaw campaigns to ban single-use plastics in Eugene, register hundreds of students to vote, and win a commitment to 100% clean electricity.


Charlie Fisher // State Director // He/Him
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Charlie directs OSPIRG’s campaigns to rein in the cost of health care, get big money out of politics and stand up for consumers. In a previous advocacy role with Environment Oregon, Charlie was part of successful efforts to increase Oregon’s clean energy commitments and get the state off coal. Charlie’s work has earned coverage in the Oregonian and other local and regional news outlets around Oregon. Charlie lives in Portland, Ore., where he enjoys bike rides along the Springwater Corridor and the city’s local music and food scenes.


Dan Xie  //  Political Director // She/Her

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Dan directs the national political strategy and grant fundraising for the Student PIRGs. Dan has managed successful campaigns from coast to coast to cap global warming pollution, fight the high cost of higher education, and make voting more accessible for students. She has recruited and trained hundreds of students and staff on public interest campaigns and got her start as an intern with CALPIRG Students. Dan lives in St. Petersburg, Fla., where she is an avid cyclist and climber.