Pete Didisheim

Pete Didisheim, Senior Director, Advocacy

Pete DidisheimPete brings 40 years of professional experience in senior-level policy making to his work at NRCM, where he provides overall management and direction for NRCM’s advocacy program. Pete works with NRCM’s advocacy staff on legislative and issue campaigns, research and analysis, and lobbying and public outreach. Prior to starting at NRCM in 1996, Pete was Chief of Staff for U.S. Congressman George Brown, Jr. (D-CA), Deputy Chief of Staff of the House Science Committee, and Special Assistant to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Hazel O’Leary. He holds a B.A. from Williams College and a master’s from the Harvard Kennedy School. He lives with his wife in Brunswick, loves the Maine outdoors, and is always happy when his two adult sons return to Maine for visits.

Why I Do This Work

"There’s no place like Maine, and there’s no organization quite like NRCM. We’ve got a great staff, amazing supporters, and big challenges to tackle. I do this work because it is rewarding, meaningful, and exhilarating."