Economic Development Associate
Programs

Stephenie provides support for programs that address island and remote coastal communities’ priorities related to strengthening diverse economies and workforce development initiatives. Currently, she is identifying ways to connect island communities with broadband internet, and is supporting economic diversification by helping to develop aquaculture industries in island and remote coastal communities.

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 worked over seven years at the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, including on shoreland and waterfront issues. She earned her B.S. in Environmental Policy from Unity College, and has also worked in the private and non-profit sectors.

Mobile: (207) 745-3371

Work: (207) 594-9209 ext. 158

Email: smaclagan@islandinstitute.org