Chris Pabon is the Director of Development at the Project On Government Oversight (POGO). Prior to joining POGO, Chris worked at Friends of the Earth for over 10 years. He has worked within the development offices of the College of Pan American Agriculture and Ashoka: Innovators for the Public.
Chris has worked in all aspects of fundraising including event organizing, direct mail, donor relations, proposal writing, prospect research, combined federal campaign and planned giving. Chris has raised millions of dollars throughout his career. He has hiked the peaks of the Andes mountains and walked along the shores of the River Rhine. Chris believes oversight and accountability are keys to a vibrant democracy. He is fluent in Spanish, has basic German skills and is passionate about soccer, healthy eating, science fiction and popular culture.