Updated: August 2022

Linda Sherry

Director, National Priorities

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) is Consumer Action's director of national priorities. Her position includes responsibility for nonprofit management and communications.

One of the organization's chief spokespersons, Sherry joined the San Francisco-based national consumer education and advocacy group in 1994 from a background as a weekly newspaper reporter. In 2004 she opened Consumer Action's DC office.

As a nationally recognized consumer advocate, Sherry is well versed in consumer rights, responding regularly to requests for interviews and background information about consumer protection issues from the media, Congress and federal regulators.

Sherry and team participate in a number of leading coalitions working to protect and improve consumer protections for personal finance products, privacy rights, access to justice and corporate practices. She’s also content editor for Consumer Action’s popular website and edits Consumer Action's popular consumer education publications and newsletters. 

Before joining Consumer Action, Sherry was managing editor of AsianWeek in San Francisco from 1991-1994. Previously she was a reporter at The Almanac newspaper in Menlo Park, CA; The New York Times Long Island Section and The East Hampton Star in East Hampton, NY. She is a founding editor of the Sag Harbor Herald, a weekly newspaper based in Long Island, NY.


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