Stephen Myers specializes in the conservation of natural and working lands, including developing strategies for clients to achieve their funding and policy goals. Specifically, Stephen helps clients develop new public funding sources and access such funding through relationship building, program design, project positioning with public officials, and providing advice to make projects more competitive.
Most recently, Stephen has worked with stakeholders to write and insert language into AB 3256, the Economic Recovery, Wildfire Prevention, Safe Drinking Water, Drought Preparation, and Flood Protection Bond Act of 2020. The bond would provide funding for many conservation programs, including wildlife corridor construction.
Prior to EEC, Stephen worked for the Legal Affairs Office at the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). He served as a board member of the Friends Committee on Legislation, the state’s oldest faith-based lobbying organization, for more than a decade.
Stephen simultaneously earned a J. D. from McGeorge School of Law and a Master of Public Policy and Administration from CSU, Sacramento. He is licensed to practice law in California. He earned a B. A. in Political Science from Haverford College.