Josh Fleitman is CeaseFirePA’s Campaign Director, overseeing our statewide strategy to build powerful partnerships around gun violence prevention advocacy, and leading our efforts to shift the narrative on what causes and prevents gun violence.
Josh’s background is in politics, policy, and communications at the local, state, and federal government levels. He has long believed that the first and foremost duty of government is to protect the lives of citizens. To build support for public policy that can live up to this obligation, Josh is focused on tapping into shared values around the need for safer communities, growing CeaseFirePA’s strong statewide presence, and engaging new audiences among veterans, faith leaders, educators, medical professionals, law enforcement, and the business community. Josh previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff to PA State Senator Pam Iovino and worked in the offices of U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, and various government agencies. He lives in the Pittsburgh area with his wife, cat, and dog.