Local Policy Manager
Stefen Samarripas conducts research, analysis and outreach on policies and programs that encourage energy efficiency throughout local communities. His work currently focuses on supporting local government-led clean energy initiatives and scaling up energy efficiency investments in affordable housing. 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 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.