Donnie Peterson

Senior Digital Media and Marketing Associate

Donnie Peterson joined RFF in 2021, and is a senior digital media and marketing associate. In this role, Donnie oversees RFF's digital brand, coordinates the development of RFF marketing materials across various platforms, manages the publication of RFF research, and works on a variety of other internal and external communications projects at RFF. Donnie graduated from George Washington University’s Elliott School where he earned a double major in International Affairs and Political Science. Originally from Maine, Donnie previously worked for MaineHousing and the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, kickstarting his passion for public policy and the environment. On any given day, Donnie can be found playing a video game, watching a movie, or enjoying the latest Tik Tok trend. He loves tennis, a nice patio, and anything and everything sweet.


  • BA of International Affairs and Political Science, The George Washington University, 2021