Stephenie combines environmental science, natural resource economics, and policy in working with island and coastal communities to strengthen diverse economies, future resiliency, and environmental connections. Currently, she is responsible for team coordination and collaboratively works with our Aquaculture, Broadband, Small Business, Sea Level Rise teams to maximize contributions toward delivering on the strategic priorities of Island Institute. She also works with the Education Team on career readiness.
Stephenie has worked in both the private and non-profit sectors and previously spent over seven years at the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, where her work included shoreland and waterfront issues. In 2006, she was recognized as one of the "20 Women for Sustainable Development" by the National Wildlife Federation.
Stephenie obtained her M.S. in Resource Economics and Policy from the University of Maine, where she studied soft-shell clam management while working at the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions. She earned her B.S. in Environmental Policy from Unity College.
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