"Charlotte Brody is the field director for SAFER, a network of diverse environmental health coalitions and organizations in states united by a commitment to protecting families, communities, and the environment from the devastating impacts of society’s heavy use of chemicals. SAFER believes that new state and national chemical policies will contribute to the formation of a cleaner, greener economy. Before becoming the SAFER field director in May 2009, Charlotte was director of programs for Green For All, a new organization dedicated to ending poverty and pollution at the same time and the executive director of Commonweal, a health and environmental research institute in Bolinas, California. She is a founder and former executive director of Health Care Without Harm, an international coalition working to make health care more environmentally responsible and sustainable. A registered nurse and the mother of two sons, Charlotte has served as the organizing director for the Center for Health, Environment and Justice in Falls Church, Virginia, the executive director of a Planned Parenthood affiliate in North Carolina and the coordinator of the Carolina Brown Lung Association, an occupational safety and health organization focused on cotton textile workers."