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Alan Septoff

Alan joined Earthworks in July 1997 from the National Academy of Sciences. Alan became Policy Director in 1999, Research & Information Systems Director in 2001, Communications Director in 2013, and Information Systems Director in 2021.

As Earthworks’ longest tenured staffer, Alan has played key roles in many of Earthworks’ successes including the No Dirty Gold campaign’s efforts to embarrass the jewelry retailers into committing to more responsibly sourced metals and working with local groups to pass Texas’s first municipal fracking ban. He’s also borne witness to Mineral Policy Center/Earthworks’ decades long windmill tilt at 1872 Mining Law Reform. In the process, Alan has lived Earthworks mission—standing with communities to protect the environment and climate.

He holds masters degrees in Environmental Science and Public Affairs from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

Contact Alan (he/him):

Email: aseptoff [at] earthworks [dot] org
Phone: 202-887-1872 ×105
Twitter: @drangundsturm
Location: Cumberland, MD on Massawomeck (Iroquois) land

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