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Donald K. Ross

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Donald K. Ross is the chair of the board of Directors of Greenpeace USA.[1] He is a principal and founding partner of the PR, lobbying and political consulting firm M+R Strategic Services and its affiliated Albany, New York lobbying firm, Malkin & Ross.

A biographical note states that Ross "joined Ralph Nader as a consumer attorney, then as director of Nader's Citizen Action Group. He went on to organize many of the nation's Public Interest Research Groups and served nine years as director of the New York Public Interest Research Group.[2]

"Ross' extensive work on behalf of foundations has led him to form a new firm to advise individual donors and small philanthropies on grant-making strategies," it states.[2]

Official Biography

"Donald Ross, Principal, is a founding partner of M&R and its affiliate, Malkin & Ross, a top 10 lobbying firm in Albany, NY. Donald has been helping shape public policy since 1970, when he joined Ralph Nader as a consumer attorney, then as director of Nader's Citizen Action Group. He went on to organize many of the nation's Public Interest Research Groups and served nine years as director of the New York PIRG, which under his direction grew to be the largest state-based citizen action group in the country. From 1985 through 1999, Donald directed the Rockefeller Family Fund, and he continues to provide philanthropic advice to individual donors and private foundations. He has authored various studies on public policy issues, including two books on citizen advocacy. Donald currently serves on the board of the League of Conservation Voters and is chair of the board of Greenpeace US (Greenpeace Incorporated)." [1]

Contact Information

  • Donald K. Ross
  • M+R Strategic Services
  • Website: http://www.mrss.com
  • Email: dkross AT DonaldKRoss.net

Clients

Donald Ross's PR, lobby and political consulting firm, M+R Strategic Services discloses an extensive list of clients on its website including: [2]

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Greenpeace, Inc.", Guidestar, accessed January 2009.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Donald Ross, Principal", accessed December 2006.
  3. Directors, Cached Page (2003), accessed October 15, 2008.

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