Our Staff

Spencer Dirrig

Political Director


A native Ohioan and first-generation American, Spencer Dirrig was born and raised in Delaware County, just north of Columbus. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Economics in 2019. An experienced political organizer, Spencer founded Breakthrough Advising LLC in 2019 and managed numerous campaigns throughout Central Ohio on the local, state, and federal levels. Spencer joined the Ohio Environmental Council in 2021 to help build the political power of the environment in Ohio. Spencer now serves as Director of the OEC Action Fund and Managing Director of Democracy Policy for the OEC.  Spencer serves as the Vice President for the Midwest of the Young Democrats of America, Vice President of the Franklin County Young Democrats, and a Member of the Board of Directors for the Legacy Fund of The Columbus Foundation. Before moving into management, Spencer served as the President of Workers United Local 2843. Spencer is a USSF Soccer Referee and enjoys hiking with his rescue dog, Saoirse.