The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Mentor Recognition: Sean Garren '07

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With this ongoing series, The Rockefeller Center recognizes the valuable contributions provide by its alumni mentors to participants in the First-Year Fellows program. The First-Year Fellows Program provides students with opportunities to meaningfully engage in public policy early in their Dartmouth career. Students are placed in fellowships with Dartmouth alumni in Washington, DC, serving in policy positions where the supervisor is willing to take on a significant mentor role.

Sean Garren '07, Fair Shaire, Legislative Director

Sean Garren '07 is the Legislative Director for Fair Share, based in Washington, DC. Garren has an advocacy and organizing background spanning eight years. Following his graduation from Dartmouth, Garren's career in politics has included running the clean energy program for a national environmental group and directing citizen outreach offices, conducting fundraising, registering voters and getting out the vote. Garren has lobbied extensively in the US Congress and Administrative Agencies, written or edited reports on energy issues, and been quoted in leading media outlets such as The New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal. Outside of work, Garren enjoys running along the national mall, hiking, and cooking. This Summer, Garren is serving as a mentor to Richard Shen '17 through the First-Year Fellows program.

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