Thursday, October 13, 2011

Prof. Brandeis joins AKPIRG board

Prof. Jason Brandeis, J.D., Justice faculty, has recently joined the board of directors of AKPIRG - the Alaska Public Interest Research Group. Professor Brandeis has a longstanding commitment to public interest work in Alaska.  He worked on public interest issues in the past while an attorney for the ACLU of Alaska and  for the State of Alaska Public Offices Commission. As a member of AKPIRG, he looks forward to continuing to promote laws and policies that support the public.

AKPIRG was founded in 1974 as an activist consumer interest group.  From consumer protection, identity theft and fraud, to voting rights, ethical government and clean energy, AKPIRG has been pursuing policies that give ordinary Alaskans a voice that can be heard. As a member of the federation of State PIRGs, AKPIRG works on national policy as well as issues that are uniquely Alaskan.