Elizabeth Saunders

Elizabeth Saunders is the Massachusetts State Director for Clean Water Action (www.cleanwateraction.org/ma) and is a Campaign Organizer working with the New England Zero Mercury Campaign and the Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow. Since 2001 she first served as Environmental Health Legislative Director and became State Director in 2012. Notable victories from her work at Clean Water Action include passage of the MA Mercury Management Act, phase out of BPA from baby bottles and sippy cups by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and passage in the state Senate of the Safer Alternatives Bill and Electronic Waste Producer Responsibility Bill (2012). Elizabeth currently coordinates the Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow coalition and the Multi-state Mercury Products Campaign. Elizabeth has a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Yale University. She has always called Massachusetts home and currently lives in Jamaica Plain.