Van Parish

Founder and Principal of The Parish Group, a Washington, DC-based public affairs firm, Van has over thirty years of experience in the public policy arena as a strategist, advocate, and consultant to key policymakers throughout the United States. As an inaugural CEAboard member, he brings his strategic experience and advocacy skills to the CEA team. Van looks forward to achieving CEA’s mission of building an army of youth advocates to address the climate emergency. A native Californian, Van and his wife AnaElsa make Washington, DC home.