Protecting Public Employees

Executive Director
@TimWhitehouseUS

Tim Whitehouse

Tim is PEER’s Executive Director, leveraging more than 30 years of experience working on environmental issues with governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and community groups. Prior to joining PEER, he was a senior attorney at the United States Environmental Protection Agency and was head of the Law and Policy Program at the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation in Montreal, Canada. He has worked as a consultant for companies on environmental compliance issues, and with nonprofit organizations focusing on clean energy issues. Most recently, he was executive director of Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility, a health advocacy group working to address climate change, toxics pollution, and nuclear disarmament issues. Tim’s interest is in the intersection of science, policy, and civil service. He believes in protecting employees who raise concerns about their workplace and in exposing undue influence on government for private gain. He holds a JD and BA from Emory University and an MA from New York University.

Burnout a Big Concern for NOAA Workforce

by | March 29, 2023
Survey Reflects High Professional and Emotional Toll Throughout the Agency ...

COMMENTARY | Public Health Scientist Vindicated

by | March 7, 2023
Even though Dr. Carpenter's case has been resolved, we hope the University at Albany will address the broader academic freedom issues that this case has opened ...

COMMENTARY | U.S. Geological Survey Labs Must Cure Culture of Reprisal

by | October 5, 2022
Third party review will help prevent future scientific scandals at the U.S. Geological Survey by providing a safe channel for USGS scientists to report problems without fear of reprisal ...

COMMENTARY | EPA’s Myth of Scientific Integrity

by | May 4, 2022
The EPA keeps paying lip service to scientific integrity but reality, and the experiences of scientists at EPA, is a completely different story ...

EPA Scientist Survey Yields Horrific Results

by | March 30, 2022
Scientist Feedback Scathing, Not Shared with Staff ...

PEERMail | Migratory Bird Whistleblower Case Goes to Judge

by | February 22, 2022
Whistleblower case highlights the Biden administration failing to protect employees who stood up to the excesses of the Trump presidency ...
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