About Us

Bob Phillips


bphillips AT commoncause DOT org


Bob Phillips has served as executive director of Common Cause North Carolina since 2001. His work includes both lobbying the legislature and building statewide grassroots campaigns for a variety of good government reforms. Most recently, Bob helped put together a broad and diverse coalition thatpushed comprehensive lobbying and ethics reforms through the North Carolina legislature.

Bob is a North Carolina native, a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and has worked as a broadcast journalist in Raleigh and press secretary for former Lt. Gov. Dennis Wicker, prior to joining Common Cause.