Pete Sepp was named President of National Taxpayers Union (NTU) in 2014, having served in various capacities with the organization since 1988. NTU is a nonpartisan citizen group founded in 1969 to work for limited government and economic freedom at all levels. He oversees NTU’s government affairs, public relations, and promotional programs as well as its strategic planning efforts. Additionally, Pete directs and supervises the research and educational operations of the National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF).
Pete has testified before the U.S. Congress on matters ranging from Government-Sponsored Enterprises to federal pensions, from Medicare’s finances to underground infrastructure. He has lectured in the U.S. and abroad on issues such as tax administration reform. Pete was present at the founding of World Taxpayers Associations (WTA) in Washington, DC in 1988, and has served as NTU’s liaison to WTA for many years. He has welcomed delegations of taxpayers on study trips from many countries, including Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, Trinidad & Tobago, and Ukraine.
Sepp graduated cum laude from Webster University in St. Louis, MO in 1986 with a B.A. in History and Political Science and with a minor in German. While attending Webster he received a National Merit Scholarship and was the University’s nominee for the Harry S. Truman Political Science Scholarship.