Sylvia Broude

Executive Director
(617) 747-4407


Sylvia Broude is the Executive Director for Toxics Action Center. She oversees Toxics Action Center’s six New England offices and supervises a team of staff that organizes with nearly 100 communities each year. Sylvia joined Toxics Action Center more than 10 years ago after working with Sierra Club, MoveOn PAC, and the Fund for the Public Interest. She has directed Toxics Action Center’s work in recent years to prevent a wave of new incinerator proposals across the region and win progress towards zero waste as well as to transition New England away from coal-fired power plants and to clear the way for clean energy. Sylvia serves on Advisory Boards to the Administrative Council for the Toxics Use Reduction Act and The New England Consortium, and she is a senior fellow for the Environmental Leadership Program. She studied political science and anthropology at Yale. 

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