2011 NLC Fellow: Stephen Heverly

Stephen Heverly

Stephen Heverly--Council Representative, San Diego City Councilmember Sherri Lightner

As a staff member for Councilmember Sherri Lightner, Stephen focuses on energy, water and clean-tech issues and works in the Rancho Peñasquitos and Del Mar Mesa neighborhoods of her district.
Prior to working for Councilmember Lightner, Stephen was with the City of San Diego’s Environmental Services Department where he worked on policy analysis and public outreach for the city’s recycling program. He spent more than two years on the Ocean Beach Town Council Board of Directors and continues to dedicate time volunteering for local community groups. Stephen also continues to spend time volunteering on various political campaigns. Most recently, he worked alongside many environmental and clean-technology groups across California to help defeat the statewide Proposition 23 in the 2010 election.
Stephen has a B.S. in Biology from Saginaw Valley State University where he competed in pole vault and middle distances on the men’s track and field team. During his undergrad, he spent a semester abroad studying environmental science and policy at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk, England. Originally from Michigan, Stephen currently lives in Ocean Beach and spends as much time as possible outdoors in San Diego’s wonderful Mediterranean climate.

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