Marilyn Carpinteyro is the Vice President for Programs and Strategy at Common Cause, working to advance the organizations missions to uphold the core values of American democracy. She has also served as Common Cause’s Interim Co-President since March 2023.
Since joining Common Cause in 2010, she has served in a myriad of roles including National Outreach Director and Director for State Operations where she supported state affiliates in developing and advancing state and local democracy reforms including small donor systems, disclosure, and voter modernization.
Prior to joining Common Cause, Marilyn was the Legislative and Political Director at New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) where she worked advanced progressive policies–including paid family leave, clean elections pilot programs, and increased the state minimum wage.
Marilyn is a graduate of Seton Hall University.