Our Team

Student Leadership:

Matthew Brodsky // State Board Chair

Matthew joined NJPIRG in the spring semester of 2021 for Rutgers Camden as their NVP Campaign Coordinator. In those months he helped work to improve the vote coalition for NJPIRG and hosted events to discuss the importance of voting. In the past, Matthew interned in Trenton and worked with youth organizations on police reform in New Jersey. He is also now the Rutgers-Camden chapter chair. In his free time, Matthew enjoys playing baseball, video games, and watching sports .

Habiba Rao // New Voters Project Coordinator

Habiba is a Senior at Rutgers Newark majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She is coordinating her chapter’s New Voter Project campaign. Habiba got involved with NJPIRG because she likes working on effective campaigns that help the community and wants to be make an impact on environmental protection, public health, and youth voting.

Our Staff:

Caleb Haddad //  Organizing Director

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Caleb oversees student leaders on college campuses across New Jersey and directs campus organizing efforts on a variety of public interest issues. In previous roles with CALPIRG Students, they won a campaign to commit all of the University of California campuses to 100% clean electricity and won the American Climate Leadership Award. In their free time, Caleb enjoys playing saxophone, surfing, and making Spotify playlists.

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