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Richard Adcock

Richard Adcock is the Communications Assistant at CSPI, helping maintain the website and publicize CSPI’s studies, advocacy efforts, and Nutrition Action Healthletter. Richard is from central Iowa, where he grew up around food and agriculture working on community farms and gardens. He earned his B.A. in Linguistics from Reed College in 2016, and since then has farmed, helped organize day laborers in Oregon, and interned with Slow Food USA.

Don Allen

Don Allen

Don Allen serves as Director of Finance. He brings to CSPI more than 30 years of finance and accounting experience, including more than 20 in the nonprofit sector. A Certified Public Accountant, Allen earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

Chris Anderson

Christopher Anderson

Chris Anderson serves as Office Manager and has been a member of the CSPI staff since 1999.  Anderson is responsible for managing day-to-day office operations and assists with a variety of Human Resources-related activities.  Anderson's administrative services duties include maintenance of the physical office space, managing off-site storage, and ordering office supplies.  His HR role includes managing new hire onboarding, coordinating payroll, organizing office-wide events, and assisting with benefits administration.   

Jorge Bach

Jorge Bach

Jorge Bach is Creative Director and Chief Designer for Nutrition Action Healthletter. Bach has worked in design and marketing for 14 years since earning his Associate's degree in Communication Arts from the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design.

Noelle Battle

Noelle Battle

Noelle Battle serves as the Grants Manager on the Development team.  Prior to joining CSPI Noelle was the Senior Business Development Officer for the Performance Monitoring for Action project within the Gates Institute at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has a background in finance and consulting and has worked with NGOs in Guatemala and Tanzania. Noelle earned an MPH from JHSPH and a BS in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.  

Maddy Belin

Maddy Belin

Maddy Belin is a Community Organizer at CSPI. She holds an M.S. and B.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University, where she focused her studies in agriculture and global food systems.  Prior to joining CSPI, she worked as an environmental organizer with Green Corps, leading grassroots campaigns to advocate for public lands protection and clean energy legislation.

Debra Brink

Debra Brink

Debra Brink is Senior Manager of Production Services at the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Brink joined the CSPI staff in 1991, after several years at marketing agencies in the D.C. area. She has a B.A. in English from Allegheny College, in Meadville, PA.

Mia Cabello

Mia Cabello

Mia Cabello is a Food Law Fellow on the Policy team.

 

Spencer Champagne

Spencer Champagne

Spencer Champagne, Individual Gifts Officer, assists CSPI’s Partner level supporters in realizing their philanthropic goals of creating a healthier, safer food supply. Prior to joining CSPI, Spencer worked for the National Park Foundation and National Geographic Society in multiple leadership giving and direct marketing roles. Spencer is a Marine Corps veteran, having served in Iraq, Cuba, Lebanon, and other locations globally.

Jeff Cronin

Jeff Cronin

Jeff Cronin is Director of Communications for CSPI. He is responsible for maintaining CSPI's high profile in the news media, for its web site, and for publicizing the group's reports, studies, and Nutrition Action Healthletter. Prior to joining CSPI in 2002, Cronin served as Press Secretary for Common Cause, the nonprofit government watchdog group. Before coming to Common Cause in 1995, Cronin worked in nonprofit fundraising and on a number of political campaigns at the presidential, congressional and state legislative levels. He received his degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.