Erik Opsal joined the Communications and Strategy team at the Brennan Center in January 2011. As Senior Communications Coordinator, he works with program staff to devise media strategies, maximize press opportunities, organize events, edit publications, and execute public advocacy campaigns, currently focusing on voting rights & elections. He previously worked on other areas of the Center's work, including campaign finance reform, fair courts, justice, redistricting, and liberty and national security. He also contributes to web content, editing, and strategy, including social media strategy. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Mr. Opsal worked as Deputy Communications Director for U.S. Senator Russ Feingold.