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Population Connection
2120 L Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 974-7700

John Seager

President & CEO, Population Connection

John Seager is the President and CEO of Population Connection – having first joined the organization in 1996. He previously served with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the Clinton Administration. John was also Chief of Staff for former U.S. Representative Peter H. Kostmayer (D-PA), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs and Interior committees.

A graduate of Trinity College (CT) with a B.A. in Political Science, John travels throughout the country making presentations on global population growth. John has written articles on population stabilization, including its connections to poverty, its future outcomes and the concern about population decline in some highly developed nations. He has lectured and presented at the University of Chicago, Smith College, and the University of California, San Diego, and many others.

Population Connection ( is the preeminent grassroots group for population education and advocacy with 140,000 members and supporters including 50,000 participating educators.

Founded in 1968 as Zero Population Growth (ZPG), Population Connection focuses on achieving global population stabilization through universal awareness and access to voluntary family planning together with the full empowerment of women. It seeks to engage students in thinking about global population growth through lively, thought-provoking presentations focused on causes and impacts, and how we can meet those challenges. Population Connection has been engaged in population issues for more than four decades on hundreds of college campuses.

  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Chief of Staff, US Rep. Peter H. Kostmayer (D-PA), United States House of Representatives

B.A., Trinity College

Additional Issues: Population; linkages between population, the environment, and women’s empowerment

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