Bret Fanshaw
Environment Arizona
State Advocate
(602) 252-9225

Bret Fanshaw works at the local, state and federal level to advance policies that protect Arizona's environment. Since 2009, Bret has been involved with campaigns to keep Arizona's state parks open, promote solar energy and protect over 1 million acres near Grand Canyon National Park from uranium mining. Currently his work is focused on cleaning up Arizona's power plants, fighting climate change and encouraging Arizona's cities to adopt comprehensive solar policies.

Bret works in coalitions, develops and implements campaigns, lobbys at the state capitol, manages staff, works with the media and serves as the organization's chief fundraiser. Over the years, Bret has also directed environmental outreach campaigns that have reached tens of thousands of citizens in Arizona, Oregon and Virginia.

Bret is a graduate of the Environment America Fellowship Program and holds a B.A. in International Studies and a Certificate in Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.