Tim Marvin is a Grassroots Organizer at the West Coast Office of Consumers Union. He splits his time as a member of the financial services and the food and product safety teams. Prior to joining Consumers Union, Tim worked with the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) first in 2001 as a student activist and canvasser. After college he was hired as a campus organizer at SUNY Albany then Syracuse University/ SUNY College of Environmental Science and University. In 2005 he worked in the Manhattan office overseeing activities at seven NYPIRG chapters around the state. During the summers he directed three outreach offices and then became a Regional Outreach Supervisor for two summers. In addition, he worked with NYPIRG’s legislative and issue staff on a variety of campaigns such as the Bigger Better Bottle Bill and Wind Power Education.