Arizona PIRG Education Fund Staff

Diane Brown
Executive Director
(602) 252-9227

Started on staff: 1985
B.S., Springfield College; M.Ed., Springfield College

Diane directs research and educational outreach for the Arizona PIRG Education Fund. Diane has co-authored reports related to transportation, energy efficiency, health insurance, and budget transparency in Arizona. Diane’s work has helped to secure victories at the Arizona Corporation Commission including an increase of the state's Renewable Energy Standard and adoption of one of the nation's strongest Energy Efficiency Standards. Diane also led successful efforts for adoption of health insurance rate review by the Arizona Department of Insurance for both individual and small group markets. Diane has appeared on television and radio and in newspapers across the state including the Arizona Republic and Arizona Capitol Times. Diane was previously the executive director of Illinois PIRG Education Fund, and an assistant organizing director with the Student PIRGs.

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