Vice President for Communications
As Vice President for Communications, Pete Sepp has helped to develop the 350,000-member National Taxpayers Union's (NTU) public relations and promotional strategies. He maintains a library of information on tax and spending issues for use by the media, NTU members, elected officials, and the general public. He has written and edited numerous policy papers, informational publications, and activist manuals, including the 2-volume Taxpayers Resource Guide and two recent studies on Congressional perquisites and citizen-initiated tax revolts. Sepp is Author and Editor of NTU's award-winning periodical publications, Dollars & Sense and Capital Ideas.
Sepp has appeared on every major television network, and regularly provides interviews and commentaries to Cable channels such as CNN, MSNBC, and the Fox News Channel. He is a frequent guest on radio programs from coast-to-coast, and has been widely featured in print media, including The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Newsweek, and Money Magazine. A recent edition of The Right Guide found that out of hundreds of organizations surveyed for media citations, NTU placed number one among grassroots taxpayer groups. He has even survived two appearances on "The Daily Show"!
Sepp graduated cum laude from Webster University in St. Louis, MO in 1986 with a B.A. in History and Political Science and with Associate Degrees in Legal Studies and German. While attending Webster he earned a National Merit Scholarship and was the University's nominee for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Political Science Scholarship. Before coming to NTU, Sepp served with the St. Louis County Board of Elections and the Kit Bond for Senate Committee.