Senior Research Associate, Local Policy
Stefen Samarripas conducts research, analysis and outreach on policies and programs that encourage energy efficiency throughout local communities. His current work focuses on scaling up energy efficiency investments in affordable multifamily buildings. He joined ACEEE in 2016.
Prior to joining ACEEE, Stefen worked with community development and housing organizations in Atlanta, Georgia and the surrounding metro area. He worked with Cobb County’s Community Development Agency and, most recently, he worked with Georgia Advancing Communities Together conducting research on policies affecting Georgia’s housing and community development organizations.
Stefen holds a master of city and regional planning from Georgia Tech where he focused his studies and research on environmental, health and community development planning. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.